BREAKING: Carmelo Anthony has a shoulder tear; might need surgery
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New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony suffered a small left shoulder tear late in the regular season that was revealed during an MRI on Wednesday, a league source confirmed.
The Knicks are hopeful Anthony will not need surgery, according to the source, who added the team plans to allow its All-Star to rest for the next three-to-four weeks in an attempt to allow the injury to heal.
If it is not healed at that point, then surgery would be considered, the source said.
played thru a tear, give the man his credit, tell chandler to gtfo
He was in the post banging with Hibbert and West with a shoulder tear, no one should ever question his heart again. Do you guys remember how well he was playing before that injury? Wasn't he averaging like 35 on 60 percent shooting for the month of April?
Warrior, Woodson needs to change up his philosophy, Melo is banging with West, KG, come on, get him back to the 3. He's a 3. Don't force him to take one for the team, get Melo on mismatches on the block, force a 3 to guard him.