Amare misses dunk but says he's OK

Was Stoudemire's flub a meaningless play in an unimportant game, or something more?

Updated: April 14, 2011, 8:18 AM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- Amare Stoudemire had a clear lane to the basket, rose up off his left foot -- the same one that had been encased in a walking boot for the better part of a week -- and tried to dunk.

That's right, tried.

He tried, but he missed. And there wasn't anyone standing anywhere near him to impede the dunk attempt.

"I thought weak side was coming, so I tried to sidestep the invisible guy and went up and missed it," Stoudemire said with a smile after the Knicks closed the regular ...

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