Posted May 23, 2013

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has partially torn labrum in left shoulder

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Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has a partially torn left shoulder. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has a partially torn labrum in his left shoulder. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

An MRI performed on New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony showed that he has a partially torn labrum in his left shoulder, and will be re-evaluated in three to four weeks to see if he needs surgery, reports the New York Daily News.

Anthony played 12 playoff games with the injured shoulder and he was originally hurt in an April 14 game against the Indiana Pacers.

Anthony re-injured the shoulder in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics and later said that he was experiencing the sensation of his arm shoulder popping out of the socket which is common for someone suffering from a torn labrum.

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More from the Daily News:

An MRI of Anthony’s shoulder revealed a partially torn labrum, according to a Knicks source and there is a possibility that Anthony may need surgery. The Knicks are hopeful that the injury will heal on its own and the club has told Anthony to rest for the next three to four weeks at which point he will be re-evaluated.


3 comments
randallking
randallking

Pacers are as bad as the bulls and celts in resorting to physical violence rather than physical play.    The formula to win = injure the opposing teams superstars.

MattBugaj
MattBugaj

Let nobody say that the man doesn't WANT to win.