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Carmelo Anthony out, Chandler questionable for Knicks

Mar 18, 2013, 4:03 PM EDT

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Knicks fans, if you want some good news, Carmelo Anthony says his knee feels a lot better, the fluid is drained and he should be pain free when he starts playing again.

But that will not be Monday night in Utah.

Anthony is out, Frank Isola of the New York Daily News tweets.

Tyson Chandler is not expected to play Monday either (he is officially questionable). Nor is Kurt Thomas, who will get X-rays on his foot. And do we even need to mention Amare Stoudemire.

The Knicks have some serious issues, ones that go deeper than just them not being healthy, and if they want out of the first round of the playoffs they need to get them fixed. But they can’s solve the defense and other stuff until they do get healthy.

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