7 NBA Stars Who Will Push Tyson Chandler for Defensive Player of the Year Award

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7 NBA Stars Who Will Push Tyson Chandler for Defensive Player of the Year Award
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The Knicks' defense went from one of the NBA's worst to one of the NBA's best last season, and the play of center Tyson Chandler had a lot to do with it.

After anchoring the Dallas Mavericks' zone defense during their title run of 2011, Chandler came to New York and completely changed the defensive culture with his dominating play.

Eventually, Chandler was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year for his efforts, becoming the first player not named Dwight Howard to win it since 2009.

As the reigning champ, Chandler has every chance of repeating next season, but here are seven players who could cause him some big trouble.

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