Rasheed Wallace has stress fracture in foot

The mysterious sore foot that has caused New York Knicks’ big man Rasheed Wallace to miss the past four games is apparantly much more than just sore.

Dec. 13, 2012; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks forward Rasheed Wallace (36) shoots a free throw against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half at Madison Square Garden. Knicks won 116-107. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

New York Daily News reporter Frank Isola reported that according to a Knicks’ source, the injury to Wallace’s foot is actually a stress fracture.

‘Sheed will miss his fifth consecutive game Sunday against Minnesota and while the team is still listing him as day-to-day, there is a small chance that the injury could keep him out an extended period of time.

Wallace hasn’t played or practiced in 10 days, but there is hope that he can return to the lineup sometime after the Knicks’ three-game West Coast trip that begins on Christmas Day against the Lakers in Los Angeles.

‘Sheed is averaging 7.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 14.6 minutes per game, but his biggest contributions have come on the defensive end of the floor where his communication is often praised.

In his absence, it looks like Chris Copeland will continue to get minutes off the bench, as the rookie has been a nice spark over the past couple of weeks.

The mysterious sore foot that has caused New York Knicks’ big man Rasheed Wallace to miss the past four games is apparently much more than just sore.

New York Daily News reporter Frank Isola reported that according to a Knicks’ source, the injury to Wallace’s foot is actually a stress fracture.

‘Sheed will miss his fifth consecutive game Sunday against Minnesota and while the team is still listing him as day-to-day, there is a small chance that the injury could keep him out an extended period of time.

Wallace hasn’t played or practiced in 10 days, but there is hope that he can return to the lineup sometime after the Knicks’ three-game West Coast trip that begins on Christmas Day against the Lakers in Los Angeles.

‘Sheed is averaging 7.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 14.6 minutes per game, but his biggest contributions have come on the defensive end of the floor where his communication is often praised.

In his absence, it looks like Chris Copeland will continue to get minutes off the bench, as the rookie has been a nice spark over the past couple of weeks.

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