Jeremy Tyler destroys rim with monster dunk (GIF)

Jan 22, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Hollis Thompson (31) and power forward Lavoy Allen (50) battle with New York Knicks power forward Jeremy Tyler (4) for position under the boards during the second half at Madison Square Garden. Philadelphia 76ers defeat the New York Knicks 110-105. Mandatory Credit: Jim O

Jan 22, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Hollis Thompson (31) and power forward Lavoy Allen (50) battle with New York Knicks power forward Jeremy Tyler (4) for position under the boards during the second half at Madison Square Garden. Philadelphia 76ers defeat the New York Knicks 110-105. Mandatory Credit: Jim O

The New York Knicks haven’t had that great of a season up to this point, but they have managed to start to turn things around. Amid the Melo rumors and the drama surrounding the status of their head coach, the Knicks are starting to play well and it’s showing across the roster.

While Carmelo Anthony has been brilliant lately, so too have bit players like Jeremy Tyler, who had a monster dunk against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.

Credit: Zombie Prophet

Credit: Zombie Prophet

Tyler isn’t a superstar, but his excellent play is what the Knicks need because they must find a way to convince Melo to stay, and showcasing bright young players is one route to go.

Topics: New York Knicks

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