Carmelo Anthony to get knee drained; Tyson Chandler’s knee tweak not serious

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I guess the Knicks are done

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Knicks fans, we have some good news about one of your players knees.

And then some more worrying news.

After Tyson Chandler collided with Denver’s Corey Brewer and had to be helped to the locker room, Knicks fans were rightfully worried. That looked like it could be serious.

But later Wednesday night came some good news, via the twitter of Frank Isola of the Daily News.

Chandler also was reportedly limping in the locker room after the game, so you may not want to bet on him playing Thursday in Portland. But it does not appear to be anything serious.

Carmelo Anthony’s knee is more serious — he left this game not to return with what the Knicks amusingly called…

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Kobe Bryant out indefinitely with severe ankle sprain

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Wow Kobe said it was intentional

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Just when you thought the Lakers were past the injury bug that plagued their early season.

Kobe Bryant is out indefinitely with severe ankle sprain suffered in the closing seconds of the Lakers loss in Atlanta Wednesday, according to Lakers reporter Mike Trudell.

Kobe said after the game this was as bad a sprain as he had dealt with since the 2000 playoffs and he didn’t have a timeline for a return, Trudell tweeted.

The good news is the X-rays were negative. But an ankle sprain could keep even Kobe and his ridiculous pain threshold on the bench for a week or two at a time the Lakers can’t afford to be without their MVP.

The Thunder spanked the Jazz on Wednesday so the Lakers remain just half a game ahead of Utah for the eighth spot in the West and are 1.5…

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