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Diagnosing NYK's offensive woes

Bradford Doolittle of Basketball Prospectus has examined the Knicks' offensive struggles -- and the results aren't pretty.

They are struggling with the pick and roll, they lack a true point guard and they aren't getting enough open looks, Doolittle writes.

Here is a tidbit from Doolittle's ESPN Insider piece (pay to read), in which he states a case for more pick and rolls between Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire:

"Anthony, per mySynergySports, is the top pick-and-roll finisher in the league this season with an average of 1.2 points per possession as the ball handler, but we've always known he can get his own shot. He's not as good when it comes to working with a roll man. I could find just one instance this season of Stoudemire setting a pick for Anthony, then taking a feed off the roll and finishing."

Bradford Doolittle is an author for Basketball Prospectus. You can follow him on Twitter.