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Phil Jackson Defends Tyson Chandler Trade In A Series Of Tweets

On Thursday, just two days after Chandler scored eight points and tallied 14 rebounds in a Mavs win over the Knicks, Jackson defended the move in a series of tweets.

12/18/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 16: Tyson Chandler #6 of the Dallas Mavericks dunks the ball against the New York Knicks on December 16, 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavericks Scorch Knicks 107-87 In Chandler’s Return To The Garden

Tyson Chandler had three dunks during Dallas’ sizzling start to his return to New York, and Dirk Nowitzki scored 16 points to help the Mavericks beat the Knicks 107-87 on Tuesday night.

12/17/2014

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Schmeelk: Trading Tyson Chandler Ended Up Being The Wrong Move

The real reason the trade has been such a disaster has nothing to do with either Chandler or Jose Calderon’s performances. It’s about cap space.

12/16/2014

Former Knicks coach Mike Woodson (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: An Open Letter To Mike Woodson

Let me start by saying I’m sorry. And then let me tell you why this Knicks debacle is your doing.

12/11/2014

Chandler Parsons #25 of the Dallas Mavericks handles the ball against the New York Knicks on November 26, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chandler Rules Old Team As Mavs Top Knicks 109-102

Tyson Chandler set season highs with 17 points and 25 rebounds against his former team Wednesday night, helping the Dallas Mavericks to a 109-102 overtime victory against the New York Knicks, who were missing Carmelo Anthony.

11/26/2014

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Together Again? Ex-Knick Tyson Chandler Plans To Recruit Carmelo Anthony

Anthony has been linked to Mark Cuban’s squad — the Bulls, Lakers, Rockets and Heat have also been rumored to covet the dynamic scorer — and Chandler plans to help recruit the 2013 NBA scoring champion to Big D.

06/27/2014

Jose Calderon (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Jackson’s First Trade Indicates New Path For Knicks

Jackson’s first move as Knicks GM is a good one because he got back more assets and value than he sent out the door. It’s also a great signal of how he intends to build this team into a title contender in the near future.

06/26/2014

Tyson Chandler, left, and Raymond Felton of the New York Knicks celebrate during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Dec. 15, 2012 at Madison Square. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Done Deal: Knicks Send Felton, Chandler To Mavericks

Phil Jackson is wasting no time. Free agency hasn’t even begun yet, yet the Knicks’ president is cleaning house.

06/25/2014

Carmelo Anthony #7 and Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks rebound the ball during the game against the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on April 6, 2014. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: My Plan For Knicks Is To Tank The 2015 Season

On Wednesday I explained why it is likely Carmelo Anthony departs for another franchise this offseason. Based on the replies I received on Twitter, that scenario really upsets a lot of Knicks fans.

06/19/2014

Tyson Chandler (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Tyson Chandler Says Knicks Can Be Trouble If They Make Playoffs

The Knicks continued to make things interesting with a win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night that kept them one game back of the final Eastern Conference playoff berth.

04/01/2014

The Bulls' Joakim Noah goes to the goal against the Knicks' Tyson Chandler on March 2, 2014, in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images)

Knicks Get Buried By Bulls Early And Never Recover, Drop 6th Straight

Joakim Noah had 13 points, 12 rebounds and 14 assists for his fifth career triple-double, leading the streaking Chicago Bulls to a 109-90 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday.

03/03/2014

Tyson Chandler (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: For The Sake Of The Future, Knicks Should Trade Tyson Chandler

Without many valuable assets to trade, one that can still bring something valuable back in a deal is Tyson Chandler.

02/14/2014

The Knicks’ Tyson Chandler shoots against the Bucks on Feb. 3, 2014 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee.  (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks’ Effort Against Bucks As Unacceptable As Unacceptable Gets

It’s games like the one Monday night against Milwaukee that make Knicks fans wonder why they waste energy investing passion into this team during modest win streaks.

02/04/2014

Carmelo Anthony plays against the Milwaukee Bucks on Feb. 3, 2014. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Melo After Loss To Lowly Bucks: ‘It Hurts, Man’

The Knicks have hit a new low in their roller-coaster season, losing to the NBA’s worst team in the closing seconds Monday night.

02/04/2014

Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks does his ritual jump.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chandler: Knicks Have ‘Real Opportunity’ To Be No. 3 Seed In East

“I looked at the standings today and I feel like we’ve got a real opportunity to kind of shoot up to that third spot or so and try to get ourselves in the mix.”

02/03/2014

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