Posted December 27, 2012 on AP on Fox
Nuggets_anthony_sits_799e
While missing Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton did not hurt the New York Knicks their last time out, not having DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans certainly had a negative effect on the Sacramento Kings. It's unclear who will be on the court for either team heading into Friday night's matchup in Sacramento. New York (21-8) won 99-97 at Phoenix on Wednesday as Anthony and Felton sat out. Anthony, who leads the Eastern Conference with 28.5 points per game, hyperextended his knee in Tuesday's 100-94 defeat to the Lakers and Felton fractured a finger. While Anthony's status for Friday is uncertain though his injury is not believed to be serious, Felton could be out for an extended period of time. Replacing them in the lineup Wednesday were Ronnie Brewer - he came off the bench Tuesday after starting the previous 27 games - and James White, who got his first start of the season. "Key guys get banged up here and there and we have enough guys on our team that guys...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Carmelo Anthony To Sit Out Wednesday With Hyperextended Knee

Anthony appeared to have a slight limp in the locker room after the game on Christmas. Camby fell on his leg in the first half and Anthony hopped around in agony for several moments. He said he believes he hyperextended his knee. (via NY Post) Carmelo Anthony will miss his fifth game of the season vs. Phoenix Suns after hyperextending his knee vs. the Lakers on Tuesday: Carmelo Anthony...

Carmelo Anthony Misses Second-Straight Game For Knicks

This is the third time Carmelo Anthony has had to miss time this season.  Friday's night's matchup against the Sacramento Kings marked the second-straight game the New York Knicks superstar had to miss.  He is battling a hyper-extended left knee.According to Nate Taylor of the New York Times, Anthony appeared to be walking better than he had been in the previous two days...

Felton returns to NY, awaits decision on finger

Raymond Felton has returned to New York, where a decision will be made about how to treat his broken right pinky finger. The point guard flew home Thursday, a day after X-rays in Phoenix revealed the fracture. Felton was injured during the Knicks' loss to the Lakers on Christmas. He speculated he might need surgery and perhaps miss a month, but no decision has been made. Felton...

Raymond Felton Questionable Vs. Phoenix With Sprained Pinkie

Raymond Felton has played with a bone bruise in each hand and now has a sprained ligament in his right pinkie. Because of his toughness he can’t be counted out for Wednesday night’s game against the Suns in Phoenix. But even he admitted after spraining his right pinkie on his shooting hand that if he plays he is likely to be limited by the injury. “I ain’t the same with...

Raymond Felton Expects To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Fractured Finger

New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton said Wednesday night that he expects to miss four to six weeks with a fractured finger, but he stressed the injury won’t end his season. “This is not a season-ending injury,” Felton told reporters in Phoenix, according to Newsday. “It’s something that will last four to six weeks at the most.” Felton broke his right pinkie...

Knicks Injury News: Raymond Felton Won't Need Surgery

Raymond Felton will not need surgery to stabilize his fractured left pinky finger.  However, he will still be out 4-6 weeks as anticipated.  Felton suffered the injury Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers.  He was going for a loose ball when the ball hit his pinky. Nate Taylor of the New York Times says Felton saw a hand specialist yesterday in New York and was told he...

No Surgery For Raymond Felton, Out 4-6 Weeks

New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton said Wednesday night that he expects to miss four to six weeks with a fractured finger, but he stressed the injury won’t end his season. Felton broke his right pinkie finger in the third quarter of the Knicks’ loss to the Lakers on Christmas Day when he and Steve Nash dived for a loose ball. X-rays on Felton’s right fifth finger...

Raymond Felton out 4-6 weeks; may need surgery

New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton has been pivotal in the team’s recent success. As the hottest team in the East, all eyes have been trained to focus on MVP candidate Carmelo Anthony. Felton however, has played at nothing short of a All-Star level and now that he is out, the Knicks will sincerely be tested.  Please Click Here To Read This Story

Carmelo To Miss Second Straight Game With Knee Injury

Carmelo Anthony is recovering from a hyperextended left kneee.

Carmelo Anthony makes lay-up around Pau Gasol (Video)

In the fourth quarter of today's New York Knicks/Los Angeles Lakers game, Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony was looking to build upon the New York Knicks 4th quarter lead. Watch as Melo cuts to the basket and contorts his body to make an off-the-glass lay-up against Lakers forward Pau Gasol:

Amar’e Stoudemire aims to return on the first of 2013

According to a report by Newsday, New York Knickerbockers player Amar’e Stoudemire is aiming for a return.  After knee surgery, he has a target date of January 1, 2013.  Stoudemire said that the first of the year is “a possibility.” In all honesty, the New York Knicks are doing very well without him.  The team seems to have great chemistry with Carmelo Anthony running the...

Lakers Fight Back to Beat Knicks

Knicks 94 Lakers 100 Boxscore Today is and was Christmas Day. We all are with our families and friends, chillin’ out enjoying the times. What we also have is a full day of NBA basketball, highlighted by the Knicks vs. Lakers. Today was a show down of two different teams on different paths. Knick look good, but are they GREAT? The Lakers turmoil early on has turned into a mini 4...

Video: J.R. Smith hits game winner against Phoenix Suns

Tweet   The New York Knicks were without Carmelo Anthony (knee) and Raymond Felton (finger) for Wednesday’s matchup with the Phoenix Suns, leaving little doubt J.R. Smith would carry the load offensively. And he did. Smith finished with a team-high 27 points (11-27 FG) and also added 6 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 steals in [...]

Knicks-Suns Preview

The New York Knicks got off to their best start in decades due in large part to consistent 3-point shooting. They've recently struggled to hit from outside, and the team's recent slide looks like no coincidence. The Knicks will try to avoid rare consecutive losses on Wednesday night when they visit the Phoenix Suns. New York has employed the league's most 3-point-oriented...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.