Knicks Still Struggling To Find the Right Point

Posted: 22nd October 2009 by Keith Schlosser in NBA
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For the Knicks, the point guard position was one clouded by controversy last season, as Stephon Marbury and his ego were shunned from the team until he accepted a buyout in late February. Free agent acquisition Chris Duhon was the heir to MarburyÆs throne. He thrived under coach Mike DÆAntoniÆs system, averaging career highs in just about every category, including points (11.1), rebounds (3.1), and, more importantly, assists (7.2). Clearly the teamÆs catalyst throughout the season, Duhon is the most efficient pass-first guard the Knicks have seen since Mark Jackson. Carrying the team did, however, take its toll, as Duhon suffered a breakdown toward the end of the season. His numbers dropped considerably from the high averages he maintained early on. Duhon was simply overused. After nev ...

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