The New York Knicks have found out that back-up big man Jared Jeffries will be sidelined for approximately two weeks. Jeffries is dealing with a knee injury, and it will force him to miss some action. Due to the inflamed knee, the defensive minded Jeffries will not be able to take part in the revamped team.
#Knicks Injury Update: After an MRI, Jared Jeffries has inflamed right knee; will miss approx. 2 weeks
— NBA New York Knicks (@nyknicks) March 24, 2012
Jeffries does not bring much on the offensive end, but he gets the most don on defense and with his hustle play. This injury leave a big void in the Knicks’ front-court.