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Knicks' Anthony set for return Wednesday

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New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony planned to return to action Wednesday night against Orlando after missing six of the past eight games with a knee injury.

Anthony told reporters after a morning shootaround that he was experiencing no pain in his right knee. He had fluid drained from it last Thursday. A sore hamstring also has been an issue.

"I feel good as of right now, so I'll be ready to play tonight," Anthony said.

Anthony's return will be a welcome addition to a team that's without Tyson Chandler (neck) and Kurt Thomas (foot).

Anthony is averaging 22.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game this season.

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