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Cleanthony Early Could Return In March From Gunshot Wound

Cleanthony Early could return from his gunshot wound sometime in March. Early’s March timetable is why the Knicks are expected to add a depth piece to a 10-day contract soon and are “exploring several options,’’ including monitoring the players waived from teams at the Jan. 10 deadline for guaranteed contracts. Early suffered a gunshot wound to his right knee Dec. 30 after...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Nets players react to the shooting of Cleanthony Early

Second-year Knicks forward Cleanthony Early's Uber was cornered, boxed in and robbed by assailants early Wednesday morning. Early was shot in the knee in the process, though he will reportedly and fortunately make a full recovery. The story has sent reverberations around the league, though. Was there anything Early could have done differently? Carmelo Anthony pointed out Wednesday...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Players, coach react to Cleanthony Early shooting

NBA players are speaking out following the shooting robbery of Knicks' forward Cleanthony Early.Teammate Carmelo Anthony, one of the league's biggest advocates for gun control, called for action to keep players safe when he addressed the media on Wednesday: .@carmeloanthony -"we need to do a better job of putting ourselves in a safer environment!" @nyknicks
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Too Soon’ Not Soon Enough For Peter Vecsey on Cleanthony Early Shooting

As Spinal Tap’s David St. Hubbins and Nigel Tufnel would tell you, it’s such a fine line between stupid and clever. It’s a line that many of us walk everyday on social media, where one-liners and zingers at the expense of people in the news are how we make our bread & butter (or RTs and Likes, as it were).  Another way to consider it is that there’s a big difference...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleanthony Early Shot In Knee During Robbery

Cleanthony Early was shot in the knee early Wednesday from an armed robbery crew who stole his jewelry. The ski-masked assailants also stole the gold caps from his teeth. Early was targeted shortly after leaving a Queens strip club with his girlfriend around 4:15 a.m. The couple was taking an Uber cab home from the CityScapes gentleman’s club hours after the Knicks beat the Pistons...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks player shot and robbed outside club in NYC

New York Knicks forward Cleanthony Early was shot in the leg Wednesday morning outside a nightclub in New York. According to a report from the New York Daily News, Early was confronted by four to six people wearing ski masks who boxed in his Uber car with three vehicles of their own as he left CityScapes gentlemen’s club in Queens. The assailants took Early’s personal items...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleanthony Early giving back to his hometown

Cleanthony Early doesn't have a long way to go to get home.After spending the early years of his childhood in the Bronx, he and his family moved over to Middletown, NY, not too far from New York City, where Early now stars for the Knicks. So, Early can pretty easily make his way back to the place he once called home, and apparently, that's exactly what he's doing.The Times Herald...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleanthony Early doesn’t think his Knicks squad would lose to Kentucky

New York Knicks rookie forward Cleanthony Early on Thursday insisted there is no chance that the Kentucky Wildcats could beat his NBA team, despite the nightmarish season the woeful 14-58 squad is suffering through. The entire “Could Kentucky beat an NBA team?” dialogue stems from SMU head coach Larry Brown saying last week that Kentucky...Read More The post Cleanthony Early...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks rookie Early needs knee surgery, to miss at least a month

NEW YORK -- Knicks rookie forward Cleanthony Early will miss at least a month because of knee surgery. The team said Tuesday that an MRI revealed loose fragments in his right knee, and he'll need an arthroscopic procedure this week. He'll be reevaluated in a month to determine when he can return. The second-round draft pick out of Wichita State was averaging 2.7 points in 7.7 minutes.
Via Associated Press
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cleanthony Early's great Summer League dunk

New York Knicks second-round pick Cleanthony Early is already showing some promise in his early career in the NBA. During his NBA Summer League debut against the Dallas Mavericks, Early threw down a huge dunk over two Mavericks players in the third quarter. Early was projected to go in the first round of the draft, but for some reason, he fell to the second round. It is still early...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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