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New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher said forward Carmelo Anthony is questionable to play on Thursday night against the Chicago Bulls due to knee soreness. Anthony wants to see how he feels following warm ups tonight before making a final decision on his status, according to Friedell.

By SI Wire
December 18, 2014

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony won't play in Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bulls due to left knee soreness, the team announced Thursday afternoon.

Knicks coach Derek Fisher had said earlier Thursday that Anthony was questionable to play.

Anthony scored 26 points in 37 minutes during Tuesday's 107-87 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. That loss to the Mavericks on Tuesday dropped Anthony and the Knicks to 5-22 on the year.

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Anthony said that he won't entertain the notion of second-guessing his decision from this summer to re-sign with the Knicks instead of joining the Bulls in free agency, ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk reports.

"If I start doing that and saying what if to myself and second-guessing and questioning myself, it won't be right," Anthony said. "For me, mentally it won't be right, so I will not allow myself to sway toward asking myself what if with this situation or that situation."

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Anthony visited the Bulls during his free agency tour this summer, before he ultimately ended up staying with the Knicks for $124 million over five years. 

In 24 games played this season Anthony is averaging 23.4 points per game with 6.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists. 

Jack Jorgensen

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