Found August 21, 2012 on Knicks Journal :
It's safe to say that Amar'e Stoudemire's first two seasons with the New York Knicks have been filled with their share of ups and downs.After displaying M.V.P. like dominance during his first season in the Big Apple, a mix of personal issues and injuries led to Stoudemire facing much adversity during the 2011-12 campaign.What's more, after having played with steady floor generals like Steve Nash and Raymond Felton in the past, Stoudemire also struggled to get into a rhythm offensively last season as his team took nearly half the season to settle on a consistent starting point guard.This is because much of the big man's offensive success has thus far appeared dependent on an effective pick and roll. Not one to create opportunities for himself, Stoudemire thrives next to a point guard who knows how and where to hit him with the ball in the right spots.But that same dependency seems like it'll come to an end as the Knicks star looks to expand his skill set for n...
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