Knicks’ Julius Randle expected to be sidelined for several weeks with shoulder injury

New York Knicks power forward Julius Randle is expected to only miss multiple weeks, as opposed to months, after suffering a shoulder injury late last week, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.Julius Randle

Randle dislocated his right shoulder during last week’s win over the Miami Heat. An MRI showed “no significant damage,” and there appears to be a “sigh of relief” that the injury wasn’t worse, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Randle is considered one of the NBA’s ironmen, rarely missing a game.

“In an era of load management, Randle had suited up in every game this season despite an arthroscopic procedure on his left ankle in early June, which clearly bothered him at the start of the campaign,” wrote Mark W. Sanchez of the New York Post.

Randle, 29, is averaging 24.0 points, 9.2 rebounds and 5.0 assists, shooting 47 percent from the field and 31 percent on 3-pointers.

New York (29-17) has won eight of 10 and entered Monday in fourth place in the Eastern Conference The Knicks have looked like a different team since landing forward OG Anunoby in a trade with the Toronto Raptors last month.

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