Examining NBA's three best offenses

PER Diem: Dec. 17, 2009

Updated: December 17, 2009, 1:10 PM ET
By John Hollinger |
Josh Smith and Amare StoudemireBarry Gossage/NBAE via Getty ImagesJosh Smith and Amare Stoudemire have helped lift their teams to the two best offenses in the NBA.

Just as there's more than one way to skin a cat, there's more than one way to run a successful offense in the NBA. The past three days provided ample evidence of that for me. In that time I've watched Denver, Phoenix and Atlanta -- the league's three most successful offensive teams this season -- roll to home victories with very different styles.