The Amar'e dilemma

January, 3, 2013
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Now that Amar'e Stoudemire has returned to the Knicks' lineup, all eyes are on Mike Woodson to see how he uses the $100 million power forward.

Will he eventually return to the starting lineup -- pairing him with Tyson Chandler and Carmelo Anthony to reunite a front line that struggled to jell last season?

Will Stoudemire be on the floor in the closing minutes, which, truth be told, is much more important than whether or not he starts the game?

In an Insider piece, ESPN's Chris Broussard talks to a stellar group of NBA basketball minds -- three assistant coaches and two longtime scouts -- to see how they would handle the sticky Stoudemire situation.

To check out the full story, click here.

Question: If you were Woodson, would you eventually re-insert Stoudemire into the starting lineup? Would you put him on the floor in the closing minutes of a close game?

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Carmelo Anthony
PTS AST STL MIN
23.8 3.5 0.6 35.5
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsA. Stoude... 7.1
AssistsJ. Smith 3.7
StealsP. Prigioni 1.4
BlocksS. Dalembert 1.5