Phil Jackson said that the Knicks are hopeful Carmelo Anthony can begin training in June.
Carmelo Anthony played through "most of last season with a partial tear of the left patellar tendon," according to the New York Post.
Carmelo Anthony had a successful left knee patella tendon debridement and repair surgery on Thursday.
Phil Jackson’s possible 4-6 month timetable for Carmelo Anthony (knee) seems like a worst-case scenario, according to leading orthopedic surgeon Wellington K. Hsu.
The Knicks confirmed on Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony will have a left knee patella tendon debridement and repair later this week.
Carmelo Anthony will opt to have surgery on his knee and will not play for the remainder of the season according to Marc Stein of ESPN.
Carmelo Anthony scored 14 points with two 3-pointers, seven boards, one steal and one block in 30 minutes on Sunday, playing through a sore knee that may shut him down after the break.
Carmelo Anthony will play in the All-Star game on Sunday night despite concerns over his knee.
Speaking to the media on Friday, Carmelo Anthony said he is still undecided on whether or not he will shut it down following the All-Star break.
Carmelo Anthony stated during a recent interview that "the onus is on the front office" to start building a championship contender.
Carmelo Anthony told ESPN Radio on Thursday that he is "very likely" to shut down after the All-Star Game.
Carmelo Anthony (knee) expects to play in the NBA All-Star Game.
Carmelo Anthony (knee) and Lance Thomas will not play against the Magic on Wednesday.
Carmelo Anthony (knee) is still really sore and is considered doubtful for Wednesday's game vs. the Magic according to head coach Derek Fisher.