Tom Thibodeau on Mitchell Robinson’s early exit: “Just a little soreness”

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The New York Knicks big man Mitchell Robinson played 13 minutes in Monday’s victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder after returning from injury the previous day against the Phoenix Suns. During the fourth quarter, the team announced the center was ruled out again with right-knee soreness. 

“Just a little soreness. To be expected,” Tom Thibodeau said after the game. “I thought he gave us really good minutes in the first half. But it’ll be a work in progress each day. [Tuesday] will be a good day for recovery and rehab. But he’s coming along.” 

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