With 6:09 remaining in the fourth quarter, Tyson Chandler soared over Dallas' defense, following up on a Carmelo Anthony missed layup, and threw down a vicious, two-handed putback dunk.
Chandler flexed his arms, shouted a few words in the direction of the opposing bench -- and fired up his team. The Knicks went on to put away the Mavericks, 104-94, en route to their best start (4-0) since the 1993-94 season.
"I just wanted to give my guys some energy," said Chandler, who finished with 11 points and nine rebounds (five offensive) in 30 minutes. "I felt like we were a little flat-footed and this was one of those setup games, where if you let a team stay around, they bite you in the end.