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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Melo in starting lineup vs. Warriors

By Ian Begley

GREENBURGH, N.Y -- Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play on Wednesday night against the Warriors.

Anthony missed shootaround earlier Wednesday due to a stomach virus and was listed as probable prior to tipoff.

Mike Woodson didn't think Anthony would be limited at all when the coach spoke to the media about 90 minutes before tipoff. Anthony enters play Wednesday second in the NBA in per-game scoring (28.4).

Also, Pablo Prigioni will play against Golden State. The Knicks' backup point guard was listed as a game-time decision to due back spasms that flared up recently.

With Prigioni in the lineup, the Knicks will use their traditional starting lineup of Raymond Felton, Jason Kidd, Iman Shumpert, Anthony and Tyson Chandler.

If Prigioni wasn't available, Woodson would have used Kidd off of the bench.

New York will face a Warriors team without David Lee, who was suspended for the Knicks game due to his role in the Pacers-Warriors dustup on Tuesday.

Golden State will start Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in the backcourt and Harrison Barnes, Draymond Green and Adris Biedrins in the front court.

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