Knicks' Iman Shumpert out 2-4 weeks

Updated: December 25, 2011, 7:07 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

New York Knicks rookie Iman Shumpert will be sidelined for 2-4 weeks with a sprained MCL, according to the team.

Shumpert suffered the injury in the third quarter of the Knicks-Celtics game on Sunday and did not return.

"I've never had it before. It's pretty numb," Shumpert said after the Knicks' 106-104 win.

Shumpert's right knee buckled during a collision with Boston's Chris Wilcox. He walked off the floor gingerly and was then helped off of the bench by two Knicks staffers.

"I ...

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