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Newsday's Al Iannazzone takes you inside the Knicks.

Marcus Camby is out with plantar fasciitis

Marcus Camby meets with the New York media.

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Marcus Camby is out at least the next two games because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot.

Camby said he had an MRI during Sunday’s win over the Suns and it revealed the extent of the injury.

“They said I had some plantar fasciitis in my foot,” Camby said. “They said monitor it and get some treatment on it.

Camby has been out of the rotation, but he has been working out on...

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Raymond Felton will play through the pain

Raymond Felton (2) drives past the Orlando Magic's

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Anyone who saw Raymond Felton grimacing and struggling to get dressed in the locker room because of the pain in his left hand after Sunday’s game probably figured he wouldn’t play tomorrow.

But Felton is a physically tough player who doesn’t want to miss any time, especially in what some might consider an easy win for the Knicks in Charlotte Wednesday.

Felton and the Knicks don’t view...

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Kidd a fan of Spurs resting their veterans

Jason Kidd was asked what he thought about Spurs coach Gregg Popovich resting some of his aging stars instead of playing them against Miami, which drew the ire of NBA commissioner David Stern.

“I thought it was great,” he said. “That’s his team. He’s the coach of that team. He has every right to do what’s right for the team. It’s an older team. I did the same thing in Dallas. We took a week...

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Jason Kidd hopes to play next week

Jason Kidd of the Knicks talks to reporters

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Jason Kidd returned to practice with the Knicks on Friday and said he’s hoping to play next week when the team hits the road.

 Kidd (back spasms) will miss his third straight game tonight against 1-12 Washington and seems out for Sunday’s game against Phoenix.

The Knicks begin a three-day road trip Wednesday in Charlotte that also takes them to Miami and Chicago in a four-day span.


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Jason Kidd out for Milwaukee, Ronnie Brewer in

Jason Kidd of the Knicks talks to reporters

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Jason Kidd didn’t make the trip to Milwaukee.

The lower back spasms that kept him out of Monday’s overtime loss to the Nets will keep him out of tomorrow’s game against the Bucks. The Knicks are listing him as day-to-day.

Ronnie Brewer, however, is expected to play.

Brewer dislocated his left ring finger in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter against the Nets. It’s his non-shooting...

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Mike Woodson said letting Jeremy Lin go wasn't a hard call

Knicks interim head coach Mike Woodson talks with

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HOUSTON -- Mike Woodson addressed the Knicks’ decision not to match Jeremy Lin’s contract offer from the Rockets for the first time Friday, and said it wasn’t a hard call.

“That’s a business decision,” Woodson said after the morning shootaround. “I don’t think it was difficult. We just decided to go in a different direction, based on the guys I thought I liked in terms of Raymond [Felton],...

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Jason Kidd received seven stitches in his head, a new Twitter account is born

Jason Kidd of the New York Knicks goes

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Jason Kidd had a bandage on the right side of his head, where he needed seven stitches to close a cut from Lance Stephenson’s teeth in Sunday's 88-76 win over the Pacers.

You read that right.

Kidd made a patented pump-fake on the perimeter that got Stephenson into the air and he hit the Knicks point guard. We’ll let Kidd describe what happened.

“It was just a pump fake and he left...

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Rick Carlisle calls Knicks a contender, praises Jason Kidd

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle watches his

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Rick Carlisle was impressed with what he saw from the Knicks, and continues to be impressed with Jason Kidd.

After his Mavericks lost last night at The Garden, Carlisle said the Knicks look like a team that could contend for an NBA title.

“They are a very good team," Carlisle said. "In my opinion, they are one of a handful of teams in the East that has a chance to come out...

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Knicks shooting for 4-0 start against Mavericks

Mike Woodson said yesterday the Knicks were “kicking around” the idea of making a change in the starting lineup. Then this morning Woodson said the Knicks would “probably go,” with the same starting five against the Mavericks. But …

“It could change before game time based on who they start,” Woodson said. “So we'll see.”

If the Mavericks start Elton Brand – who didn’t play in Dallas’...

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3 reasons to be excited for 2012-13 Knicks

Jason Kidd makes a pass during an intrasquad

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1. Depth

Having Jason Kidd, J.R. Smith, Marcus Camby, Steve Novak, Iman Shumpert (when healthy), Rasheed Wallace and Kurt Thomas means you have depth and the already injury-plagued Knicks may need it.

2. Leadership

Letting Jeremy Lin go wasn’t a popular decision, but the Knicks improved at point guard with more polished and respected players Raymond Felton, Jason Kidd and Pablo...

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