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New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony (knee) sidelined against Orlando Magic

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New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony interacts with fans before the game against the Charlotte Hornets at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 27, 2017. The Knicks are actively trying to trade Anthony who has two years and almost $53 million remaining on his contract. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony interacts with fans before the game against the Charlotte Hornets at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 27, 2017. The Knicks are actively trying to trade Anthony who has two years and almost $53 million remaining on his contract. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

March 7 (UPI) -- ORLANDO -- Carmelo Anthony will not play Monday night against the Orlando Magic after sustaining a sore left knee, New York Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek announced before the game.

Hornacek said he believes the 32-year-old Anthony injured his knee while blocking a shot in the second half of the Knicks' 112-105 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday.

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Anthony scored 15 points on 6-for-12 shooting in 35 minutes. He scored just two points without taking a field goal in the fourth quarter.

Ron Baker will start in place of Anthony.

Anthony, a 10-time All-Star, is averaging 23.2 points, ranking him 17th in the NBA, as well as six rebounds and 2.9 assists this season.

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