Who Should Be NY Knicks' Clutch 5 in NBA Playoffs?

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Who Should Be NY Knicks' Clutch 5 in NBA Playoffs?
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The Knicks have no shortage of options to construct their crunch time lineup with.

The New York Knicks have toyed with several different lineups throughout the season. Their 20 unique starting lineups ranks sixth-most among all NBA teams. But with the playoffs quickly approaching, Mike Woodson will soon need to discover not only his optimal starting five, but his best closing five as well.

Woodson has been especially loyal to 40-year-old vet Jason Kidd through the regular season, and everyone is familiar with the point guard's intangibles. But with his production diminishing severely in recent months, should Kidd remain on the floor in the final minutes?

Pablo Prigioni has been a 48-percent shooter and slick playmaker in his recent 10-game stretch as starter—is that enough to earn him crunch time minutes?

Mike Woodson will have some tough calls to make by season's end. Here's how the final five should shake out.

*Note: Amar'e Stoudemire is not included in this discussion as there's been no guarantee he'll be healthy at any time during the postseason.

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