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Mitchell Robinson in Knicks limbo after concerning injury

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Jalen Brunson twisted his ankle on Friday but was able to practice Sunday, avoiding major injury.

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Starting center Mitch Robinson was not as lucky - he injured his ankle Friday also.

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Robinson did not practice Sunday and was sent for further tests on the ankle.

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Coach Thibodeau did not provide specifics on the injury or testing.

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Thibodeau said he doesn't know if Robinson will be out long-term.

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Robinson initially hurt the ankle against the Celtics on Friday. He got X-rays that were negative.

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Robinson is one of the NBA's best rebounders and rim protectors, so missing games would impact the Knicks.

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If Robinson is out, Isaiah Hartenstein would likely replace him as starting center. Thibodeau said center depth is a strength for the team.

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