Up-and-down year ends with dud for Amar'e Stoudemire

Amar'e Stoudemire sits on the bench against the

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Amar'e Stoudemire sits on the bench against the Miami Heat in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (May 9, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

MIAMI -- Amar'e Stoudemire sat at his locker holding his head in his hands, with the left one still stitched up after his encounter with a fire extinguisher case here last week.

Finally, he lifted himself to peruse the final statistics from Game 5 -- the last game -- of the Knicks' Eastern Conference quarterfinal against the Heat Wednesday night.

Stoudemire could not have liked what...

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