Carmelo Anthony is an avid layer-upper, Toney Douglas is a never-dunker.

NEW YORK NY - FEBRUARY 23: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks lays the ball up against the Milwaukee Bucks at Madison Square Garden on February 23 2011 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that by downloading and/or using this Photograph User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. The Knicks defeated the Bucks 114-108. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Golden State of Mind's Evanz, in another feat of statistical excellence, collected and analyzed data to determine which NBA players were most and least prone to attempt (not necessarily make) certain inside shots, including dunks, lay-ups, tip-ins, and hooks. It's neat stuff and worth checking out in full. For our purposes, here's a quick rundown of how some Knicks stack up:

- Amar'e Stoudemire is 20th on the dunking list, averaging 2.26 dunks per 100 possessions. If they tracked "full-speed running push shots with contact" as a close shot metric, he'd top that list. If they added the qualifier "while screaming 'AND ONE!'", it wouldn't even be close.

- Neither Toney Douglas nor Chauncey Billups even attempted a dunk last year according to the list. Dunks are apparently not something Toney Douglas do. Therefore, dunks are not worth doing, so this whole exercise is pointless.

- Carmelo Anthony is the league's third most prolific layer-upper, though he only hits about half of those.

- Nobody on the Knicks is particularly prone to hook shots or tip-ins, which does not come as much of a surprise (though if they counted only tipped-in free throws, shit would get pretty Landry).

And now you've learned some things. Go tell your friends!

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