Carmelo Anthony (back spasms) is doubtful for Friday's game against the Thunder.
Carmelo Anthony (back spasms) said he hopes to return soon, but won't play with back spasms.
J.R. Smith started Wednesday's game with Carmelo Anthony (back spasms) unavailable, scoring 15 points with one 3-pointer, three rebounds, five assists and one steal.
Jose Calderon blew up vs. his former team on Wednesday, notching season highs with 21 points, seven 3-pointers, 10 rebounds and four assists in a tough loss to the Mavericks.
Samuel Dalembert double-doubled for the first time this season on Wednesday, posting 13 points and 13 rebounds in a seven-point loss in Dallas.
J.R. Smith will start for the Knicks on Wednesday in place of Carmelo Anthony (back).
Carmelo Anthony (back) will not play against the Mavericks on Wednesday.
Amare Stoudemire has dealt with back spasms in the past and given the amount of pain Melo is currently in, paints a not-so-pleasant picture of what Melo might be dealing with.
J.R. Smith is expected to start at forward in place of Carmelo Anthony (back) on Wednesday, according to coach Derek Fisher.
Carmelo Anthony had trouble even speaking, let alone walking or running, while dealing with his back injury on Monday night and he's not expected to play on Wednesday at Dallas, Friday at Oklahoma City and has no timetable for a return to action as of now.
Carmelo Anthony didn't practice on Tuesday due to his aching back and is listed as doubtful for Wednesday's game at Dallas.
The Knicks are waiting another day to find out more after Carmelo Anthony left Monday's game with back spasms.
Jose Calderon increased his playing time in his second game back from injury in the Knicks' 91-86 loss to the Rockets on Monday, scoring nine points on 3-of-7 shooting (including a three) with one rebound and five assists in 26 minutes.
Iman Shumpert hit just 2-of-10 shots in Monday's loss to the Rockets, finishing with seven points, six rebounds, five assists and one steal in 30 foul-plagued minutes.
Amare Stoudemire blocked three shots and had one steal to go with eight points and eight rebounds in Monday's loss.