Mike Woodson decided not to make this move last season, but it’s a possibility that the New York Knicks would be better off with Amar’e Stoudemire coming off the bench rather than in the starting lineup.
It’s becoming increasingly obvious that Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony just struggle to play well together.
They are both terrific basketball players who have a lot to bring to the table, but for some reason they just haven’t found a way to showcase those skills at the same time.
It’s not something Stoudemire is accustomed to doing, but he might thrive in a new role as the team’s sixth man.
Here are the pros and cons of the Knicks using Amar’e Stoudemire as their sixth man during the 2012-13 season.