Commentary

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
Toney Douglas and Carmelo AnthonyNathaniel S. Butler/Getty ImagesNew York's 7-11 start has more to do with its shooters than it does the guys setting them up.

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.