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Amar'e Stoudemire says he meant no knock on Mike D'Antoni

Amar'e Stoudemire looks on during a game against

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Ama’re Stoudemire laughed and said, “Really?” when he was told Mike D’Antoni said Stoudemire threw all of his former coaches under the bus when he said this was the first time in his career he’s being taught defense. 

“It was taken out of context,” Stoudemire said. “It wasn’t really to be exaggerated as much as it was - just from the simple fact Coach Woodson is a defensive coach. He’s...

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Knicks could look to Amar'e Stoudemire more tomorrow

Mike Woodson talks with Amar'e Stoudemire during a

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The Knicks went to Amar’e Stoudemire against San Antonio more than they did in his debut, and could look for him more Saturday in Orlando.

Stoudemire needs to knock off the rust, though.

In his debut against Portland, he was 3-for-8 with six points in 17 minutes and missed a couple of shots in the paint.

Stoudemire shot 4-for-10 against the Spurs with 10 points in 21 minutes. He...

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Marcus Camby could start tonight for Knicks

Marcus Camby passes the ball during a game

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The Knicks could have a new addition to the starting lineup tonight, but it won’t be Amar’e Stoudemire.

It sounds as if Marcus Camby could replace Kurt Thomas against the Spurs. The Knicks have gotten off to bad starts lately, so Mike Woodson said something was going to have to change.

“Not taking nothing away from Kurt because Kurt bangs and does what’s asked of him too,” Woodson said....

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Amar'e Stoudemire could make season debut tonight

Amar'e Stoudemire stands with the ball during practice.

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The Knicks are not shooting around this morning. They will have a walk through before tonight’s game against Portland, so whether Carmelo Anthony and/or Amar’e Stoudemire plays won’t be known officially until around 90 minutes before tipoff, give or take.

According to a Yahoo! Sports report, Stoudemire will make his long-awaited season debut following October knee surgery. Stoudemire didn’t...

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