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Rasheed Wallace needs foot surgery, out two more months

Feb 27, 2013, 1:17 PM EDT

New York Knicks' Rasheed Wallace reacts to a referee's call against the Chicago Bulls during the first half of their NBA game in Chicago Reuters

Rasheed Wallace hasn’t set foot on a court for the Knicks since December 13, yet the entire time he has been out the Knicks have listed him as day-to-day as if that was somehow going to keep the opposition off-guard. It was silly.

At least they have come clean now — Wallace needs surgery on his foot that will keep him out at least a couple months, the Knicks announced Wednesday afternoon. Shocking, I know.

Alan Hahn of the MSG Network had the details on twitter.

Hahn later corrected that is his left foot, which has always been the issue.

What that means is Wallace is out until after the playoffs have started. Maybe the second round.

Wallace provided a three-point threat as a big and some veteran savvy off the bench — 7.2 points a game in just less than 15 minutes a game. It wasn’t great play but it was what the Knicks needed.

If you’re looking for some better news, Knicks fans, Marcus Camby has been practicing and appears close to a return, Hahn tweeted.

  1. claymatthewshairplugs - Feb 27, 2013 at 1:33 PM

    Well at least we know when Sheed was on the court that he and his team were playing hard.

  2. fanofevilempire - Feb 27, 2013 at 2:07 PM

    oh sheet, no sheed.
    Knicks have some issues they go to fix starting 2nite.

  3. eugenesaxe - Feb 27, 2013 at 2:24 PM

    Excellent pick-up by the Knicks.

  4. Mr. Wright 212 - Feb 27, 2013 at 2:32 PM

    MSG always does this. Told you guys back when the Knicks left Phoenix that he would miss the rest of the season.

  5. dysraw1 - Feb 27, 2013 at 5:02 PM

    40/40 club in effect keeeping the infimary busy

  6. dysraw1 - Feb 27, 2013 at 5:07 PM

    Golden state will push us like indiana did better come ready, we need to pass a test bad..

  7. badintent - Feb 27, 2013 at 11:41 PM

    Paging Mr.Willis Reed…. please report to the locker room for the second half. your uniform is back from the Felt Forum and your team mates are waiting . Please feel free to take as many jumpers from the foul line as you please………..you were a ,500 shooter.

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