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Basketball by Association: Debating Whether NY Knicks Sit or Start Amare When He Returns

November 28th, 2012

The New York Knicks have a good thing going right now. Will Amar'e Stoudemire's impending return be a reinforcement or an impediment to their chemistry?

No one debates the talent or ability of a healthy "STAT."  However, Amar'e's nagging injury history, along with his well-documented difficulties in meshing with Carmelo Anthony, make his return a looming debate rather than a cause for wide-spread rejoicing.

Nonetheless, this is a new Knicks team and a new Carmelo Anthony. NBA Assistant Editors Ethan Norof and Joel C. Cordes plot out a successful return plan for Stoudemire, while also debating how both he and the Knicks can succeed together.

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