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Anthony returns from 1-game absence for sprained ankle

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ATLANTA (AP) Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has returned to the lineup after missing one game with a sprained right ankle.

The eight-time All-Star was hurt in Monday's home loss to Orlando. He sat out a seven-point loss Wednesday at Cleveland.

New York has dropped 6 of 10. Anthony is averaging 21.5 points and has led the team in scoring 21 times this season.

Reserve forward-center Kyle O'Quinn has returned from a two-game absence because of a sprained right ankle.

The Knicks have dropped 4 of 5 to the Atlanta Hawks, their opponent Saturday night.