No one knows when Courtney Lee will play again
With rookie Kevin Knox out for 2-4 weeks with a sprained ankle, the New York Knicks need to figure out how to replace him in their rotation.
One person that could help is veteran Courtney Lee, but he’s still experiencing problems from a neck injury that he suffered during training camp.
The problem is that the pain has now moved down into Lee’s chest, according to head coach David Fizdale, via Marc Berman of the NY Post. Lee is undergoing tests on Monday in order to try and figure out what the cause is.
This is a huge problem for the Knicks given the fact that they would like to trade Lee given the emergence of rookie Allonzo Trier as well as the fact that he’s a veteran player that deserves to play for a contender, not a team that’s rebuilding with young talent.
All the Knicks can do is be patient in hopes of figuring out what is wrong with Lee.
When it comes to replacing Knox, New York can give his minutes to Damyean Doston, Mario Hezonja or Noah Vonleh.
The Knicks are in Milwaukee for a Monday night game against the Bucks after losing their last two games against the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics. We’ll then get to see who takes over Knox’s minutes until he comes back.
Comment below and give us your thoughts on Lee’s condition and how they will replace Knox for now.
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