Knicks' O.G. Anunoby ruled out again for Game 5; Tyrese Haliburton still on injury report

INDIANAPOLIS -- Knicks forward O.G. Anunoby has been ruled out for Tuesday's pivotal Game 5 of New York's Eastern Conference semifinals with the Pacers with a left hamstring strain according to the NBA's official injury report.

Pacers All-Star point guard Tyrese Haliburton is listed as questionable with a right ankle sprain, lower back spasms and a sacral contusion. Haliburton was also listed as questionable with those injuries for Game 4 but he played in that game and posted 20 points and five assists in the Pacers' 121-89 win, which tied the series 2-2.

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This will be the third straight game Anunoby has missed with a hamstring strain. Last year's NBA steals leader and second-team All-Defense pick scored 28 points in Game 2 before suffering the injury. The former IU star is averaging 16.4 points per game in the playoffs, shooting 49.5% from the floor and 39.5% from 3-point range with 6.8 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.1 blocks per game. In his absence the Knicks have been starting Precious Achiuwa at power forward.

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