(NEW YORK) — New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire will have surgery on his right knee and miss approximately six weeks the team announced Saturday.
Stoudemire will have knee debridement surgery, a form of arthroscopic surgery that removes debris. Stoudemire had the same surgery on his left knee before the season, causing him to miss two months.
The Knicks also have been playing without forward Carmelo Anthony. Anthony has missed three games after with a right knee injury.
Stoudemire has played in 29 games this season averaging 14 points and five rebounds per game.
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Madison Park, Keith Allen and Andreas Preuss, CNN