Docs assess Melo's shoulder injury

Three medical experts answer questions about Carmelo Anthony's rehab decision

Updated: October 23, 2013, 12:34 AM ET
By Ian Begley | ESPNNewYork.com

Literally and figuratively, the Knicks' 2013-14 season rests on Carmelo Anthony's shoulders.

But are they healthy enough to carry the load?

Anthony suffered a labrum and rotator cuff tear in his left shoulder late last season. He played through the injury in the playoffs and underwent an intense rehab in the offseason.

The decision was viewed by some as a risky one.

Anthony could have gone under the knife to fix the tears in his shoulder, but surgery would ...

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