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3 reasons to be concerned about the 2012-13 Knicks

Carmelo Anthony reacts after hitting a 3-pointer against

Carmelo Anthony reacts after hitting a 3-pointer against the Nets during a preseason game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 24, 2012) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

1. Health

Amar’e Stoudemire already is out and the Knicks are the oldest team in NBA history, so whether they can hold up for a full season and what they hope is a long playoff run is a big question.

2. Chemistry

Carmelo Anthony and Stoudemire haven’t shown they can work well together, and training camp injuries prevented the Knicks from spending a lot of time meshing.

3. Egos

With so many players used to starting, finishing or playing heavy minutes if guys don’t accept their roles it could lead to disharmony.

Tags: carmelo anthony , amar'e stoudemire

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