• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NHL
  • NBA

VIDEO: Amar'e Stoudemire forgets he's playing basketball

By Royce Young | NBA writer

The Knicks have been struggling quite a bit on the defensive end this season. So Amar'e Stoudemire tried a new tactic: Not playing any at all, whatsoever.

That's a bold strategy, Cotton.

Incredibly, it totally worked as Peyton Siva traveled on a jump-stop after realizing he had a wide open lane to drive as Stoudemire stared into space.

A clever new wrinkle. Surprise your opponents with the unexpected. It looks like someone was playing 2K14 and accidently changed players.

(But seriously, what was Stoudemire thinking? Did he expect Siva to shoot the open jumper? Did he see a bird fly by? Did he hear someone shout his namely loudly?)

Between this and Andrea Bargnani's "defense," the Knicks are certainly on the cutting edge with defensive tactics this season. Let's see if it pays off for them.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

nba Video

May 23, 2015
Warriors at Rockets Game 3 preview (3:36)
May 23, 2015
Cavs defense fueling their postseason run
(2:39)
May 23, 2015
Hawks injuries are mounting up in the conference finals
(1:47)
May 23, 2015
Cavaliers at Hawks Game 2 recap
(1:57)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Picks and Projections
Get the latest picks and projections sent directly to your inbox!
Thank you for subscribing!
Be on the lookout for the latest picks, lines, projections and analysis in your inbox.