Found August 25, 2012 on CJ Sports NASCAR Talk:

ny vs miami who starts1 2012 NBA Preview: New York Knicks vs. Miami Heat, Who Starts?I am going to look into what line up might work best against the World Champion Miami Heat.

I have only taken 6 sets of statistics for this article; they are what each player has achieved per 36 minutes over their career. The 6 sets of statistics are Points, Field Goal %, 3 Point %, Rebounds, Assists & Turnovers.

We all know the Knicks starting lineup will include Chandler, Stoudemire & Anthony but who should be starting SG & PG and play majority of minutes against the Heat?

Firstly, I will compare the SG’s of the Knicks with these 6 statistics to see which player leads majority of categories. The player order of the figures will run Brewer, Shumpert then JR Smith.

Points – 9.0 / 11.9 / 18.6 Advantage JR Smith Field Goal % – .501 / .401 / .427 Advantage Brewer 3P% – .244 / .306 / .369 Advantage JR Smith Rebounds – 3.0 / 3.9 / 4.3 Advantage JR Smith Assists – 1.8 / 3.5 / 3.0 Advantage Shumpert Turnovers – 0.9 / 2.3 / 2.2 Advantage Brewer

So with JR Smith leading in 3 out of these 6 categories JR becomes the selection as our starting SG. Now I hear all of you saying I would rather have Shumpert or Brewer because they can defend the perimeter defender.

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