Carmelo Anthony tells me he will be back for the Knicks tonight - time to see what this team can do w/all its different parts— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) February 20, 2012
A groin injury has sidelined the Knicks' star player for the past seven games. During Anthony's absence, Jeremy Lin has led New York to a 6-1 record. The Knicks are now 16-16 overall as a result.
Anthony leads the Knicks with 22.3 points per game this season. Lin leads the team with 5.6 assists per game. Lin has averaged 22.2 points per game and 10.3 assists per game in his last five starts.
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