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Tuesday / December 12.
  • ‘Melo Misses Second Straight Day of Practice

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    Carmelo Anthony missed his second straight day of practice Tuesday after hyper-extending his left knee Monday after stepping on Iman Shumpert’s foot.

    It is possible Anthony could miss Saturday’s preseason game against the Nets at the Prudential Center.

    “I thought he was fine yesterday, I think he’s fine today,” coach Mike D’Antoni told reporters. “He’s just day to day. We’re just being sure that he’s OK. I don’t see anything more than a day or two, hopefully.”

    D’Antoni said Anthony was sore for a second straight day.

    “We’ll just make sure that goes away before he goes again,” D’Antoni said.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.