The New York Knicks are expected to be one of the biggest challengers to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference this year. But the Knicks will be without a key piece for at least the first six weeks of the season.
When the New York Knicks walked off the court Monday night, the team had suffered another debilitating loss to the Miami Heat. Then Knicks power forward Amar’e Stoudemire decided to inflict another loss on the Knicks.
The Miami Heat’s seven-game winning streak has been spurred by superb play from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. But lost amidst the shuffle has been Chris Bosh who had almost disappeared from the offense, until Tuesday night.
When the Miami Heat were constructed in 2010, it was said other teams would try to copy the formula for bringing together three superstars. The New York Knicks have tried a similar path; but while some expected them to contend, the Knicks have been a complete failur
As the Miami Heat prepare for the first regular-season game of the year on Christmas Day against the NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks, they are starting to hear from other teams ready to try and dethrone the Eastern Conference Champions.
He toiled in the desert for years, but Amar’e Stoudemire’s biggest impact has been since he signed with the New York Knicks.