For the Knicks, offensive lineup is fairly easy.
Amare can be the sole pick and roll recipient and Melo can excel at the PF spot. Shooters (although streaky from the 1 & 2) to space the floor.
Defensive side is debatable but to go with a big lineup of:
Gives up 2 great bigs roaming the paint and we stay tall with Shumpert and Brewer oversized for their positions. A lineup with:
May give us more stops as the team has excellent stealing & shot blocking ability, but it leaves us undersized and I don't trust Kidd to keep up with the more athletic guards in the league.