Knicks' issue shooting, not passing

Thoughts on New York's struggles, Bogut's injury, more (PER Diem: Jan. 27, 2012)

Updated: January 27, 2012, 3:21 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

The Knicks play the Heat Friday night (8 p.m. ET, ESPN), and undoubtedly you'll hear a lot of comparisons heading into the game, given the teams' former rivalry and the Knicks' slightly less successful imitation of Miami's three-superstars strategy.

And that's where things get a bit weird. Because inevitably, we're going to focus on the difference between the Heat's top-ranked offense and the Knicks' 24th-ranked offense, which is a bit odd juxtaposed against the reputations of the two coaches and organizations.