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Amare's playoff dream comes true

The Bockers are in -- just like Marbury's '04 squad. But can they elevate their game?

Updated: April 4, 2011, 10:41 AM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- In the confines of the New York Knicks' locker room after they did something they hadn't done in seven years, Mike D'Antoni singled out one player whose hand he especially wanted to shake.

It was the player who started the Knicks' current resurgence way back in the first week of last July, back before "The Decision" had been made (and became infamous), before the possibility of trading for Carmelo Anthony was even on anyone's radar, before this season of highs, lows, fits and ...

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