The New York Knicks announced on Monday that forward Amare Stoudemire will be out indefinitely while he undergoes non-surgical treatment for a bulging disc in his back.
Amar'e will undergo non-surgical treatment on a bulging disk in his back and is out "indefinitely," the #Knicks announce.— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) March 26, 2012
Knicks interim head coach Mike Woodson was not certain that Stoudemire could return for the playoffs.
Woodson on whether Amar'e would be ready for the playoffs. "Don't know, don't know." #Knicks— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) March 26, 2012
Stoudemire averages 17.6 points, 8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in 33.2 minutes per game for the Knicks this season. He is second on the team in scoring and rebounding this season. With the loss of Stoudemire, the Knicks are starting a three-guard lineup Monday night against the Milwaukee Bucks.
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