Last year at this stage of the season, Amare Stoudemire was the toast of New York.
True to his word that he will err on the side of caution, Sixers coach Doug Collins kept Evan Turner out of Mondays game because of a right thigh bruise.
Its that high-pitched noise that sneakers make on a gym floor. You know that sound. That skidding, squeaky sound you hear when a basketball player pivots on the hardwood.