New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will miss the rest of the season due to a lingering left knee injury that will require surgery.
Anthony has been bothered by the injury for most of the season, but it didn't stop him from playing 30 minutes in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden. He finished with 14 points and seven rebounds.
Anthony missed 13 games during the first half of the season due to the ailment, with New York going winless during those games.
The Knicks are 10-43 this season.
The procedure includes a left knee patella tendon debridement and repair.
In 40 games this season, Anthony averaged 24.2 points and 6.6 rebounds.