LOS ANGELES (Sporting Alert) — New York Knicks will be without Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler for today’s NBA clash with Wester Conference team Los Angeles Clippers at STAPLES Center.
New York Knicks at Los Angeles Clippers
When: 3:30 PM ET, Sunday, March 17, 2013
Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Live TV: 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC
New York (38-25) were hoping that both players would have recovered in time from knee injuries to face the Clippers, but announced earlier that they will miss out.
Anthony and Chandler also missed Thursday night’s 105-90 defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Knicks are also without the injured Amar’e Stoudemire.
The Clippers (45-21) will look to rebound from the 96-85 home defeat to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Clippers defeated the New York Knicks 102-88 when the two teams last met on Feb. 10, and the Chris Paul-led squad, which also includes veteran guard Chauncey Billups, forward Blake Griffin and center DeAndre Jordan, is expected to take another win.
New York Knicks at Los Angeles Clippers Live Here
Los Angeles Clippers: Chris Paul – G; Chauncey Billups – G; Caron Bulter – F; Blake Griffin – F; DeAndre Jordan – C
New York Knicks: Iman Shumpert – G; Raymond Felton – G; Chris Copeland – F; Kenyon Martin – F; Kurt Thomas – C