Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Amar’e Stoudemire will return to the Knicks Monday, head coach Mike D’Antoni announced Wednesday.
Stoudemire remains in Florida grieving the loss of his older brother, Hazell, who was killed this past Monday in a car crash.
Stoudemire will miss Friday’s home game against the Lakers and Saturday’s game in Minnesota, but would be available for Tuesday’s tilt at Toronto.
Carmelo Anthony remains out 1-2 weeks with a right groin strain.
He had been bothered by ankle, thumb and wrist injures as well.
Anthony was chosen as a starter for the Feb. 26 All-Star Game in Orlando, but it remains possible he would sit out the game because of the injuries.
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.