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Carmelo Anthony missed his second straight game Monday with a sprained left ankle, while New York Knicks teammate Amare Stoudemire moved closer to returning.
Stoudemire has been out all season after left knee surgery. Coach Mike Woodson says Stoudemire has been cleared to practice and will work out with the Knicks' NBA Development League affiliate this week.
Woodson didn't know if Stoudemire could play this week on the Knicks' homestand, saying he wouldn't rush the veteran forward.
Anthony was hurt last Thursday in a victory over the Lakers and told Woodson earlier Monday he didn't feel ready to play against Houston.
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Because Stoudemire will be able to get much more work in with the team's D-League squad than he would with his teammates, the Knicks elected to go that route.
Amare Stoudemire has not played for the New York Knicks this season. Depending on your outlook, it's either a good thing that he is coming back and can help the team continue their success, or it's a bad thing because he could derail their chemistry. No matter, what side you land on, Stoudemire is a proven player in the NBA, he's an All-Star, and he is getting close...
Amare Stoudemire practiced for the first time this season Tuesday, though the Knicks forward isn't sure when he can return.
Stoudemire scrimmaged with Erie, the Knicks' NBA Development League affiliate, which was practicing at the Knicks' training center. The Knicks weren't planning to have a full-court workout, so they decided to give Stoudemire work with the BayHawks...
The New York Knicks were without their star again last night. Carmelo Anthony is still battling pain from a sprained ankle he suffered last Thursday. The game last night against the Houston Rockets was the second-straight game he has missed.According to Ian Begley of ESPN New York, Anthony has not yet undergone an X-Ray or MRI. The hope is that the injury will heal and further...
New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire, who has not played yet this season as he recovers from knee surgery, is expected to begin practicing with the team soon, perhaps Tuesday, according to the New York Post. Whenever Stoudemire returns to practice, it will probably be a week or two before he's ready to play in a game. Stoudemire averaged 17.5 points and 7.8 rebounds a...
New York Knicks power forward Amare Stoudemire is on the way back to New York’s active roster in the very near future. The 100 ton elephant we see in the room is what will Amare bring to the team when he returns from his latest injury?
Since the first day of the season the NY Knicks have been waiting for STAT to return to the active roster. We have heard very little from Amare...
The New York Knicks will decide before Monday night's game against Houston whether forward Carmelo Anthony will be able to play. Anthony is still bothered by a sore left ankle, which he sprained Thursday night in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The All-Star missed Saturday night's win over Cleveland and coach Mike Woodson said Anthony did not participate in a team...
We know Melo gets buckets. We know he can carry his team to success. He has a track record in college, but the pros are a different matter. But he has been scorching. He’s probably the biggest reason with the Knicks being relevant. In fact, this is what Kobe had to say about it. The [...]
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With Carmelo Anthony out, Chris Copeland had 29 points and five rebounds in 28 minutes.
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The Knicks reeled off four straight victories this week, with wins over the Nuggets, Nets, Lakers, and Cavaliers. With an 18-5 record, the Knicks opened a five-game lead in the division, along with a two-game lead over the Miami Heat for best in the East.
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The New York Knicks suffered a tough loss Monday against the Houston Rockets, but they may be adding a key piece to their roster as soon as Friday. Amar’e Stoudemire, who has missed the first quarter of the season with a knee injury, may be able to come back as soon as Friday according to Newsday.
Stoudemire came in and rejuvenated the Knicks two years ago and was an early MVP...
Jeremy Lin became a breakout star for the New York Knicks with Carmelo Anthony on the bench last season, and now his highly anticipated return to Madison Square Garden will come under a similar set of circumstances.
Anthony will miss Monday night's game against Lin and the Houston Rockets with a sprained left ankle, the star forward's second straight game on the bench after...
Knicks 96 Houston 109
The New York Knicks were out for revenge tonight against the Houston Rockets. For the second straight night the Knicks were without Carmelo Anthony and Rasheed Wallace. Jeremy Lin and James Harden felt like they had the formula to beat the Knicks. This was payback for NY, but this was not the Knicks night. They were embarrassed on their home...