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Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Out 1-2 Weeks With Strained Groin

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NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — Knicks star Carmelo Anthony will miss one to two weeks with a strained right groin, the team announced Tuesday.

Anthony left the Knicks’ 99-88 win over Utah in the first quarter Monday night.

Anthony was hurt after scoring two points in 6 minutes. The Knicks were already without Amar’e Stoudemire after he returned to Florida earlier Monday following the death of his brother in a car crash.

Anthony leads the Knicks with 22.3 points per game but has battled nagging injuries, missing three games and shooting poorly in a number of others.

Despite missing two All-Stars and using a lineup of second-teamers, the Knicks won their second straight game thanks to another remarkable performance from Jeremy Lin, the former Harvard point guard.

Can the Knicks afford to be without Carmelo for two weeks? Sound off below…

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