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Knicks’ Tyson Chandler says ‘strategy’ is an issue


The New York Knicks have climbed a bit in the standings, but they’re still in 11th place in the Eastern Conference with a 15-25 record (.375). Center Tyson Chandler says that the one of the problems is that the Knicks aren’t playing strategically enough.

“We have to be a little more strategic about what we’re doing offensively and defensively, understand who has it going and what’s working (and) make it easier on guys out there,” Chandler said, via ESPN New York. “We have to get in our system so then it doesn’t matter so much when guys are going in and out. So that we don’t lean on personnel so much, so then we can fall back on the system in times of need.”

In case you think the comments are a shot at head coach Mike Woodson, allow Chandler to explain to you that it is not.

“It’s collectively from the coaches down, coaches and players,” Chandler said. “What happens is normally when things like this happen you start to shift blame – this player or that player or whatever. It’s all of us. Everybody in this locker room and every coach that’s signed on with the Knicks organization, all of our faults and we got to take it.”

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