Mike D'Antoni: Knicks can contend

Updated: December 17, 2011, 1:43 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni thinks his team can "obviously" contend for an NBA title this season.

D'Antoni believes that the front line of Amare Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler turns the Knicks into a championship contender.

"If you have a center from the defending champions on your team that's 28 years old and is playing the best basketball he's ever played and you've got two superstars in [Carmelo Anthony] and [Amare Stoudemire], obviously you've got ...

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