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Stoudemire sidelined, Anthony steps up

Updated: March 27, 2012, 1:05 PM ET
By Neil Tardy, Special to ESPN.com

The New York Knicks received painful news Monday that Amare Stoudemire is out indefinitely with a bulging disk in his back. He's going to attempt to rehab it with rest and therapy, although surgery is an option. Either way, with just 16 games left this season, it wouldn't be at all surprising if he didn't return.

The fantasy implications aren't monumental -- Carmelo Anthony will take on a bigger scoring load, and Steve Novak and Josh Harrellson will see increased playing time. Novak ...

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