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Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 5:35 pm  |  12 responses

New York Knicks Reportedly Fear Rasheed Wallace’s Season is Over


Rasheed Wallace has been out since December 15 with a stress reaction in his left foot. According to ESPN sources, some in the New York Knicks organization fear he may be done for the season (during which the 39-year old forward provided quality minutes, and posted 7.2 points and 4.2 rebounds per game): “Knicks coach Mike Woodson said last week that he hoped Wallace would begin running this week, but he told reporters in London on Wednesday that Wallace, 38, has yet to do so. ‘He’ll be back — but when, I don’t know. We’re gradually trying to get him back where he can run again so he can get back in a uniform. But when, we don’t know when yet,’ Woodson said. The Knicks are currently in a holding pattern concerning Wallace, according to league sources. There are some in the organization who want to pursue a free agent immediately to replace Wallace. Among those being discussed internally is 35-year-old big man Kenyon Martin. Others, including Woodson, who coaxed Wallace to end a two-year retirement and join the Knicks, want to give Wallace time to heal before making a move to replace him. Wallace’s injury was originally described by the team as a sore left foot and he was listed as day to day. The team then clarified and called his injury a stress reaction after a report described it as a stress fracture.”

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  • Redd

    Huge loss if it’s true, he’s a player any team would enjoy having.

  • AndyfromAustria

    Please come back Sheed!!! We miss your 3s, your funny bald spot and first and foremost you screaming “ball don’t lie”…

  • ratguts

    NOOOOO!!! IS HE 38 OR 39!?

  • Redd

    That stood out to you the most from that? Seriously?

  • Rahim Shabazz

    Devastating loss. Not only for the Knicks, but for the league. LONG.LIVE.SHEED.

  • http://www.facebook.com/DanielUpYours Daniel Powers

    sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeaatt!

  • MikeC.

    Damn. Better get my Sheed jersey before nba.com pulls them. C’mon and get healthy Sheed. We need your post D and wildman behavior.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mike-Gilbert/100001749589586 Mike Gilbert

    zero people should be surprised

  • https://twitter.com/Wayne__o BuenoWayno1

    ONE MORE YEAR!

  • EGOT

    Ball don’t lie.

  • Da great

    Rasheed was still in his retirement mode. Hours long did they really think he would last? Demarcus cousin is the new wallace lol.

  • vtrobot

    Do they even have them? I hadn’t seen one yet. Best jersey ever.

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