You may already be aware of this but the Knicks attempt a lot of 3-pointers. They also make a lot of 3-pointers. This inevitably leads to the discussion, similar to the Yankees “relying too heavily on the home run,” that the Knicks “live and die” by the 3-ball and that this style of play will hurt them in the playoffs.
One of the most interesting plays of the Knicks first preseason games was when Steve Novak dribbled up from the three point line and attempted a floater that rattled in and out. Without any context, this seemed like a meaningless play in a preseason game, but for Knicks fans, the play certainly elicited a response. Many of these responses were imploring Novak to never do such a thing, to stick to what he does best. So does this mean Steve Novak should only shoot three pointers?