This Date in Knicks History: May 2
Chandler Wins Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2012
(1983) Dave DeBusschere and Bill Bradley are inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA.
(1991) John MacLeod is removed as head coach after compiling a 32-35 record. Pat Riley would replace him less than a month later.
(1993) Knicks overcome a 15 point third-quarter deficit to defeat the Pacers 101-91 at Madison Square Garden and take a 2-0 series lead in the opening round of the playoffs. John Starks leads the way with 29 points and dishes out 11 assists.
(2012) Tyson Chandler named NBA Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the first Knick to win the award since its inception in 1983.