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Stoudemire to return to Knicks Monday

Posted on: February 8, 2012 1:50 pm
 
Posted by Royce Young

Amar'e Stoudemire left the Knicks Monday to be with his family in Florida after the tragic death of his brother. And he will remain there through the weekend.

According to the New York Post, Stoudemire will rejoin the Knicks on Monday meaning he'll miss three more games -- Wizards tonight, Lakers Friday and the Wolves Saturday.

The bad news for the Knicks, or good news if you're a Linsanity supporter, is that Carmelo Anthony will miss all those games as well healing a groin strain.

The Knicks appeared to sort of turn a corner in the last week led by Jeremy Lin who started his first game in a Monday win over the Jazz. Maybe this is an opportunity for the team to find a little chemistry with those role players. Build some confidence, gut out some wins together and then add the big guns back to the mix with some of the b-list guys playing better.

At least that's what Mike D'Antoni is hoping for.
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Since: Feb 8, 2012
Posted on: February 8, 2012 7:13 pm
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Since: Dec 31, 2006
Posted on: February 8, 2012 5:56 pm
 

Stoudemire to return to Knicks Monday

"Maybe this is an opportunity for the team to find a little chemistry with those role players. Build some confidence, gut out some wins together and then add the big guns back to the mix with some of the b-list guys playing better."





Does he know Mike Dantoni is the coach of the Knicks?  Mike cares more about his tie choice, than he does about his bench.  His bench will NEVER be confident or have chemistry.  Mikes benches never have time to mesh.  It is like he hates his bench. 




Since: Nov 27, 2008
Posted on: February 8, 2012 5:40 pm
 

Stoudemire to return to Knicks Monday

Like the saying goes 'If it an't broke, then don't fix it' Give the knicks couple of games and then will review. After so many losses any that wins will work.



Since: Oct 17, 2006
Posted on: February 8, 2012 4:26 pm
 

Stoudemire to return to Knicks Monday

Bigtime knicks fan here. Anyoen who thinks this is a good thing is crazy. They were playing on pure emotions the last 2 nights with Lin running the show. They have no shot at winning these 3 games IMO. Lin will be better suited when both guys are back and he's the floor leader.

He just makes the offense flow so much better, but I feel they beat Washington tonight, lose a close one to the Lakers and get blown out in Minny.  



Since: Nov 10, 2006
Posted on: February 8, 2012 3:53 pm
 

Stoudemire to return to Knicks Monday

It's all about LIN-Sanity at the moment anyway!! And I do think it's the perfect strategy...let the big guys sit and rest...let everyone else get some time together, practice moving the ball, switching on defense, etc...and then when Amar'e and Carmelo are healthy, get them back into the mix as well. Fingers crossed Knicks!!!!


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