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Carmelo Anthony Gets the Glory, but Don’t Forget About Tyson Chandler and Iman Shumpert

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Carmelo Anthony hit two ridiculous three-pointers to tie and win the game, but his teammates also deserve some credit for their clutch performances.  Let’s take a look at a few crunch-time plays.

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The Knicks Pay the Price for Ignoring Taj Gibson

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The Chicago Bulls might not receive much recognition on the offensive end of the floor, but they have the third most efficient offense in the NBA. Part of the reason they aren’t viewed as an elite offensive team is because their efficiency is built on the “sneaky” strengths that get teams extra possessions.  The Bulls have the highest offensive rebounding rate and the 6th lowest turnover rate in the NBA.  Against the Knicks on Monday night, Taj Gibson helped seal the game in the fourth quarter by hitting the offensive boards and stealing those extra possessions.  Let’s take a look at how it happened.

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Steve Novak Enjoys the Jeremy Lin vs. Ricky Rubio Matchup

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The matchup of Jeremy Lin and Ricky Rubio brought plenty of fans to the Target Center, but it was Steve Novak who put the Knicks in position to win the game.  Let’s take a look at how Novak, a player whose only offensive skill is shooting threes, found himself wide open in crunch time.

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