Amar'e Stoudemire has gone from punching a fire extinguisher last season to reportedly saying he is willing to pack a punch off of the New York Knicks’ bench this season.
It depends how his injured left knee responds over the course of at least the next two weeks. Then it is on.
Or is it?
Believe it or not, a sixth-man role for Stoudemire just might be the final resolution to solving the dilemma of a co-existing relationship with Carmelo Anthony.
But that is head coach Mike Woodson's decision to make.
According to a source who spoke with ESPN New York.com's Ian Begley, Stoudemire would accept a role as the Knicks' sixth man if asked by Woodson, who has been rather tight-lipped about what role Stoudemire would play for New York upon returning from arthroscopic surgery and rehabilitation regiment during the past four weeks.
All he cares about right now is helping the team and winning," said one source, who has been around Stoudemire reg...