Carmelo Anthony Injury: Updates on Knicks Star’s Knee and Return

February 5th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »
New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony is dealing with a knee injury that will force him to miss time.

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Anthony "Day-to-Day" Friday, Feb. 5 Anthony played 40 minutes in his team's Thursday loss to the Detroit Pistons, but the Knicks announced that the wing scorer will miss Friday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies with soreness in his left knee.

Ian Begley of noted that head coach Derek Fisher called Anthony "day-to-day."

This is another physical blow for Anthony after he missed time earlier this season with a sprained ankle and sore knee. He also sat out the second half of the 2014-15 campaign because of surgery on this same left knee and has not played a full 82-game schedule since he was a rookie in 2003-04 with the Denver Nuggets.

When healthy, Anthony is still one of the best players in the NBA and the focal point of the Knicks offense. He is a nine-time All-Star and appeared on an All-NBA Team six times throughout his career. He also led the NBA in scoring in 2012-13 and is averaging 21.1 points, 7.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists a night this season.

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