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Amar'e Stoudemire felt a little soreness in his knee and missed Saturday morning's shootaround to get an MRI which later revealed that he needs surgery on his right knee and will most likely miss the rest of the regular season and into part of the playoffs.
He has elected to have the knee debridement surgery sometime this week.
The injury comes just when the New York Knicks forward had made great strides this season after missing the first 30 games for the same surgery and adjusting to coming off the bench this year.
The loss of Stoudemire's 14.2 points a game will put a big hole in the offense and, the six week recovery timetable tweeted by the Knicks office, will make holding on to the No. 3 spot in the Eastern Conference — with the Nets and Bulls breathing down their necks — an uphill battle.
Forward Amar'e Stoudemire is scheduled to have a right knee debridement this coming week. He is expected to miss approximately six weeks.
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"I feel for Amar'e, because again he's put a lot of work in this summer, to get back out on the court, with what he went through at the beginning of camp," head coach Mike Woodson said. "And now he's got to go back in again. I feel for the young man because he puts so much time and hard work in. But you know we got to go on."
Stoudemire has been shooting 57.7% from the field this season and had come to grips with being a bench player after Woodson limited his game time to 30 minutes.
"You don't expect a key guy like that to continue to go down, because he's a big piece to the puzzle," said Woodson. Stoudemire had a debridement on his left knee in training camp. When Stoudemire missed the morning shootaround before playing the Utah Jazz, Woodson had an uneasy feeling. He explained this was one reason he had put such a limit on his playing minutes. At the time, Woodson didn't know how serious it was.
"He's been very sufficient in terms of how he's been playing especially in the offensive end, and he's gotten better defensively," said Woodson.
"It's a loss, a major loss to what we're trying to do," said Woodson. "We're going to have to wait on him."
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Amare Stoudemire's history of knee issues continues. The New York Knicks forward will undergo knee debridement surgery, the same procedure that sidelined him at the beginning of the season. The need for surgery was announced yesterday after Stoudemire was originally listed as a game-time decision. According to Ian Begley of ESPN New York, Stoudemire will miss six weeks because...
NEW YORK – Amare Stoudemire needs surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss six weeks, a stunning blow to the New York Knicks as they chase the Atlantic Division title.
Stoudemire, who had been playing well off the bench, will have the procedure to remove tissue within the week, the Knicks said Saturday before their game against the Utah Jazz.
Stoudemire missed the first...
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Amare Stoudemire needs surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss six weeks, a stunning blow to the New York Knicks as they chase the Atlantic Division title.
Stoudemire, who had been playing well off the bench, will have the procedure to remove tissue this week, the Knicks said Saturday before their game against the Utah Jazz.
Stoudemire missed the first 30 games after...
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He is still owed 45 million dollars after this season. Let that sink in.
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New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire will miss approximately six weeks with a knee injury that will require surgery, the team announced Saturday.
Stoudemire will undergo a right knee debridement surgery next week, a procedure to remove dead or
J.R. Smith scored 24 points and the New York Knicks shook off the absence of Carmelo Anthony and the shock of Amare Stoudemire needing more knee surgery to rout the slumping Utah Jazz, 113-84, on Saturday night.
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