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Shumpert sits out of Thursday's practice

GREENBURGH N.Y. -- Knicks guard Iman Shumpert sat out of Thursday's practice with a right shoulder injury. The extent of the injury is unclear at this point. Shumpert is expected to start at shooting guard for the Knicks this season.

With J.R. Smith sidelined with a left knee injury, Shumpert's health is key for the Knicks, particularly early in the season.

We will have further updates on Shumpert's condition later this afternoon.

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