Found December 17, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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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 shootaround on Monday morning. Asked whether he thought Anthony would test the ankle before the game, Woodson said, "I have no idea." Teammate Raymond Felton told ESPN.com that Anthony wanted to play Monday against the Rockets, who defeated the Knicks last month. "I know he wants to be out there; he's just like me," Felton said. "He never wants to sit out a game." If Anthony, who is averaging 27.9 points and 6.4 rebounds per game this season, sits out, Chris Copeland or James White would start. The Knicks were to be without veteran forward Rasheed Wallace (s...
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