yes, stat may need a better PG. he may need nash to be uber-dominant and make shat look easy like he did in phoenix, but that doesn't take away from his greatness. he still gets it done w just an average PG, while being double and triple teamed as we've seen.
when did d lee ever get doubled?? he's never garnered that kind of attention because he's not like that.
so, i think amare is better for the knicks because of the attention he draws. it's weird because when he was w phoenix you couldn't double him that much because of their shooters. that's why they had four guys around him that could hit shots throughout a good portion of their games. with our team it's like we almost have to play the opposite- inside out- because our shooters aren't that dangerous. mike d is handcuffed in this way right now and so is amare. he used to get countless one on ones where he could just eat up his man on O. not so much now. we're just not that good as a team from the outside.
the problem is not stat. i think he's a better piece than lee by alot and right for this team. trust me lee could not do better. omg no..
if the gallo's, td's, chandler's and felton's of our team can just get more solid we'll be alright. we'll start pulling out some of these game, w emphasis on some. we need to hit our shots tho. god i sound like coach, but it really is the key to our O and it is possible to do it game in game out. phoenix still does and it's not just because of nash. those other guys hit their shots.