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Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at 12:37 pm  |  8 responses

Amar’e Stoudemire to Miss Six Weeks With Right Knee Injury


Sad news out of New York: Knicks big man Amar’e Stoudemire is going to undergo a right knee debridement and will miss the next six weeks of the season. Via the NY Times: “Amar’e Stoudemire made his season debut for the Knicks on New Year’s Day, and the team embraced his return as a way to breathe fresh life into the roster just as their sensational start began looking more serious. There were some halting initial games, and worries about his durability after an operation on his left knee in October, but those concerns seemed to shrink with each rebound and dunk; in time, there were a lot of both. But on Saturday, after 29 games for Stoudemire, the Knicks’ worst fears were realized when he woke up with his right knee sore and swollen, and a magnetic resonance imaging test revealed that another operation was necessary. Stoudemire is expected to miss the next six weeks, the team said before Saturday’s game against the Utah Jazz. That is a hopeful estimate, given that he needed eight weeks to recover from a similar procedure — called a debridement — in October.”

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  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Sanchez

    wow. sad news. stat your were on a roll. looks like your bout to be finished.

  • RunNGun

    Even with him out, the Knicks won’t miss a beat.

  • http://twitter.com/DPisWill DePaul Williams

    Amare McDyess or Amare Outlaw, same difference lol

  • roscoe

    its hard to disagree with you.

    Now, Melo will not have the pressure of playing w/ STAT

    …and their offense flow will get better with the spacing.

  • Axel

    WHAT ELSE iS NEW?

  • Iggi

    Wow!! This guys had bad luck, didn’t he just got back?????

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    It’s not bad luck. This is why he isn’t in Phoenix.

  • shockexchange

    Tell the Shock Exchange when Amare’s healthy and ready to play. That would be news.

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