Carmelo Anthony F NY 15 Days

Anthony (knee) is coming along well following last month's surgery, and he could be back on the court in June, Newsday's Al Iannazzone reports.

This is just a bookkeeping note, as Anthony is out for the season, and his status for 2015-16 was never in doubt.

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Anthony (knee) is expected to undergo surgery in the near future, which will rule him out for the rest of the season, ESPN's Marc Stein reports.As expected, Anthony will opt for surgery on the knee that's been bothering him since the second week of the season. He prolonged surgery to participate in this past weekend's All-Star festivities, but with the Knicks well out of contention and jockeying for draft position, there's little incentive for the forward to take the court. While the team is yet make an official statement, an announcement is expected Wednesday afternoon.

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Anthony (knee) intends to take the court during Sunday's All-Star game, ESPN New York reports.Anthony has endured discomfort in his left knee since early December, and season-ending surgery is all but assured at some point after the break. No matter, he continued to gut out the injury after a six-game absence to begin January, logging at least 32 minutes in eight of 10 appearances in the interim. Three DNPs have been interspersed throughout that span of games, but since he's expected to take his spot in the East's starting five Sunday in front of his hometown crowd, it shouldn't surprise of coach Mike Budenholzer affords Anthony significant run in what will likely be his final outing of the current campaign.

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Anthony (knee) said "it's very likely" that he'll undergo surgery after the All-Star break and be shut down for the rest of the season, Newsday reports.Anthony has been battling knee issues for most of the season, but he hasn't been shy in expressing his desire to play in the All-Star Game on Sunday in New York. With the Knicks well out of contention in the lowly East, Anthony has little incentive to play through pain in the second half, especially considering the risk it could pose in terms of long-term damage. "Now I got to start thinking about the future," Anthony said. "This season is this season. So I really want to just sit down with my team, and sit down with the proper people to just kind of plan this thing out and just see exactly what I have to do to get done and just to fix it." The Knicks have not revealed the exact nature of Anthony's injury, but the forward clarified that it's a tendon issue. If he undergoes surgery, as expected, he'll be sidelined for roughly two months. While that timetable would keep him out for the rest of the 2014-15 campaign, he would be ready well before the start of the 2015-16 season.

Carmelo Anthony F NY 2 Months

Anthony (knee) will not play Wednesday against the Magic, Steve Popper of The Record reports.Anthony left Monday's game in the fourth quarter due to soreness in the ailing knee he's been battling for most of the season. A shutdown seems inevitable, though Anthony apparently still plans to play in Sunday's All-Star Game in New York City. After the break is when talks of the shutdown will likely intensify, so Anthony's status will be one of the primary storylines to monitor over the next few weeks.

Carmelo Anthony F NY 2 Months

Anthony (knee) is considered doubtful to play Wednesday against the Magic.Coach Derek Fisher indicated Anthony was still experiencing some soreness with his knee after logging 32 minutes Monday against the Heat before departing. Anthony's knee has been bothersome throughout the season, with the forward suggesting after Monday's game that he was close to shutting himself down the rest of the way. Anthony still has designs of playing in Sunday's All-Star Game, but even that could be nixed if this latest bout with soreness proves troublesome. Fantasy owners should look to trade Anthony at any opportunity that presents itself, as it's very possible he has played his final game of the season.

Carmelo Anthony F NY 2 Months

Anthony (knee) admitted to Newsday after Monday's game that he is getting closer to shutting himself down for the season. "It's little things that I'm doing out there on the court, I'm restricted, or I'm not getting that power or that bounce," he said. "To do something like I did tonight, I'm getting closer to that point."Reports came out over a month ago that quoted president Phil Jackson saying that Anthony was esentially still only playing this season so that he could play in the Knicks' game in London on Jan. 15 and then the All-Star Game this coming Sunday on Feb. 15. Anthony might play Wednesday against the Magic, and it's a near-certainty that he'll be wearing bells for the All-Star Game, but after that, all bets are off for Anthony's fantasy value this season. If he's on your team, try to trade him before the All-Star Game on Sunday. Otherwise, you might be left holding the empty shell that once was Anthony's fantasy value.

Carmelo Anthony F NY 2 Months

Anthony (knee) did not practice Tuesday and remains questionable for Wednesday's game against the Magic, Al Iannazzone of Newsday reports.Anthony has been battling discomfort in his knee for most of the season, and he left Monday's game against Miami in the second half due to soreness. The forward has admitted surgery may be in his future, but he likely won't decide until after the All-Star Game in New York City on Sunday. At this point, Anthony is essentially a game-time call for Wednesday's contest, so look for an update following shootaround.

Carmelo Anthony F NY 2 Months

Anthony left Monday's game against the Heat with soreness in his knee, Ethan J. Skolnick of Turner Sports reports.Anthony has dealt with soreness in his knee for the entire season and it should take no one by surprise that these complications keep surfacing. He should be considered day-to-day moving forward but there's an overwhelming fear that he may soon decide to shut it down for the rest of the season. Until that decision comes, the All-Star should be deployed across all formats as he continually puts up beneficial box scores every time he takes the court.

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Anthony had 26 points (9-20 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 4-5 FT) with four rebounds and four assists in 32 minutes in the loss to the Heat on Monday. He left in the fourth quarter to get his knee wrapped and did not return.The Heat staged a comeback to take the win while Anthony sat out. There was no word on how serious the latest knee injury was, but Anthony has been dealing with pain in the joint all season. Consider the small forward a game-time decision for Wednesday against Orlando at best.