Originally written February 07, 2012 on roundballchat.com:
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With the unfortunate passing of New York Knicks PF Amar’e Stoudemire’s brother Hazell, the New York Knicks were without their best player. Tack on an injury to New York Knicks SF Carmelo Anthony, and suddenly the dynamic front court in Madison Square Garden is reduced to rubble. Even though PF Amar’e Stoudemire is in fact the most valuable player to the New York Knicks, losing Carmelo Anthony might have been a blessing in disguise, as the black hole was shut and a new found ability to move the ball with a patchwork lineup led the New York Knicks to a huge win at home against the upstart Utah Jazz. Even a casual fan who has never held a basketball in his life could explain that the core of the New York Knicks is a chemistry disaster. Nothing about the trio of SF Carmelo Anthony, PF Amar’e Stoudemire, and C Tyson Chandler has clicked so far. No offense to young PG Jeremy Lin, but Lin cannot be the hero every night. G/F Bill Walker will not hit five threes, and F Jared Jef...
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