NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Tyson Chandler and Pablo Prigioni are both ruled out for the New York Knicks for tonight’s games with the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden.
Chandler, who missed Tuesday night’s 89-85 victory over the Detroit Pistons because of an upper respiratory infection, started the day doubtful for the game and the New York has confirm that he will not play.
Missing the game also is guard Prigioni, who continues to be bothered by a right toe injury.
Another injured victim is Beno Udrih, who has been ruled out due to a knee injury.
The Knicks revealed that an MRI done on Wednesday showed inflammation of the left tibiofibular joint.
For Miami Heat, point guard Mario Chalmers misses his second straight game because of an Achilles problem, while Shane Battier is out for the fourth successive game with a squad injury.
New York Knicks Team: Raymond Felton (PG) Iman Shumpert (SG) Carmelo Anthony (SF) Kenyon Martin (PF) Andrea Bargnani (C)