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Derrick Rose will be out of action for at least eight weeks, following an ankle surgery he underwent on Wednesday.

Via their official Twitter account, the Knicks revealed the news and mentioned that the medical staff will re-evaluate the veteran guard in late February.

Derrick Rose is averaging 12 points, three rebounds and four assists in 26 games this season. For their part, the Knicks are 12th in the East, with a 14-17 record.

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