The way Isiah Thomas has talked about him and the importance of his absence from the lineup, Jared Jeffries has a lot of hype to live up to when he does finally return from a fractured wrist. And in about a week to 10 days, he will.
Jeffries, this past summer's midlevel exception signee who has missed the entire season thus far, yesterday was cleared to practice. He could make his Knicks debut by Monday's game against Boston or Dec. 13 against Atlanta. Thomas said he plans to get the 6-11 forward, known most for his defensive versatility, right into the mix.
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