Carmelo Anthony Injury: Knicks Star Reveals He’s Playing with Injured Shoulder

January 7th, 2017 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony revealed after the team's victory over Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night that he's been playing through a shoulder injury for nearly a month.

Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News passed along comments about the ailment from the 32-year-old forward, who said the issue stems from suffering a bruise on his shooting shoulder Dec. 11. Ever since, it's required constant attention and can often flare up during games:

It's bad. You know what it is, it's an adjustment that you have to make on the fly. Like some days it feels good, some days it's tight. Throughout the course of the game, certain shots, certain moves, you feel like the strength isn't there. So it's just a matter of figuring out how to play through it. What's working? What's not?

It feels good during the game. And then you irritate it. And then you kind of have to work backwards again to get it back stronger. But I'm constant around-the-clock treatment.

Anthony's comments come after back-to-back strong performances against the Bucks. He scored 30 points with 11 rebounds and seven assists Wednesday. He backed tha ...

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