Dr. James Gladstone talks Carmelo Anthony knee

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in Dr. James Gladstone, Health | No Comments

PORTLAND, Ore. — Carmelo Anthony was back in New York on Thursday, confronting a long needle and a cranky knee that has undermined a once-glorious Knicks season.

Anthony had fluid drained from the back of his right knee Thursday afternoon, after spending more than three weeks fighting stiffness and soreness while his game deteriorated. He is expected to rejoin the slumping Knicks on Friday in Los Angeles and is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Clippers.

The Knicks played the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night without their three top stars, all because of knee injuries. Amar’e Stoudemire has been lost for six weeks after having surgery. Tyson Chandler sat out after bruising his left knee Wednesday. He is day to day.

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