The Knicks' forward strained his right groin muscle on his first shot of the game, and then called it a night after the first period ended.
"I went up on both feet, and felt it right away," Thomas said. "My whole career, I never pulled anything. I felt it instantly -- I drove to the basket, and it was painful from there on out. I kept fighting and trying to see if it was going to loosen up."
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