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Knicks’ Davis has setback, not expected until All-Star break at best

Feb 6, 2012, 3:47 PM EDT

Baron Davis, Jason Richardson, Corey Maggette AP

Baron Davis is no exactly a guy who has been battling injuries for years (and doesn’t have the best reputation on rehab efforts). Now he’s dealing with a bulging disc in his back, the kind of injury that can mean a slow recovery with setbacks in the best of situations.

So, maybe we shouldn’t be shocked that Davis had a setback and is not expected with the Knicks before the All-Star break, reports Al Iannazzone at Newsday.

Coach Mike DAntoni said Davis has had “a setback” in his rehab from a herniated disc and remains out indefinitely… D’Antoni said whenever Davis can start practicing he’s still “a week to 10 days out when the process restarts.”

Davis has been in on the non-contact parts of some practices with the team but clearly is a ways away from playing.

So for now New York, your savior will have to be Jeremy Lin.

  1. ljl2 - Feb 6, 2012 at 9:24 PM

    Setback…or original timetable that the Cavs discussed?

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