The New York Knicks will be without PF/C Amar’e Stoudemire (knee) for approximately six weeks, as he will have a right knee debridement sometime in the upcoming week, the team announced Saturday.
The debridement is a form of arthroscopic surgery which will remove debris. Soreness in his knee made the team send him out for an MRI. Apparently he had another cyst burst in his knee, which is what sent him to the surgeon’s table earlier this season. He missed eight weeks as a result of the last debridement, and he had been playing with a 30-minute cap. For those who are in re-draft Fantasy leagues, it is a good idea to pull the plug on Stoudemire. There is no sense keeping him on your roster, and those in keeper leagues probably won’t protect him either.