Commentary

What's wrong with Amare?

Stoudemire's stunning decline on offense should have the Knicks very concerned

Originally Published: January 27, 2012
By Tom Haberstroh | ESPN Insider
Amare Stoudemire AP Photo/Kathy KmonicekAmare Stoudemire's numbers have dropped off in several key areas this season.

Let's start with this right off the bat:

David Lee, Al Harrington and Anthony Randolph each have better player efficiency ratings than the Knicks' $100 million man, Amare Stoudemire, this season. Yes, Anthony Randolph (15.9 PER) has been more productive with his minutes than Stoudemire (15.7 PER).

The sobering reality in New York is that in just a year's time, Stoudemire has gone from MVP candidate to a league-average player, at least statistically.

So we have to ask:

What happened to Amare Stoudemire?


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