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Mitchell Robinson suffered a fractured foot in a game against the Bucks

Not Mitch!

NBA: New York Knicks at Milwaukee Bucks Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Knicks center Mitchell Robinson suffered a fractured foot during the first quarter of Saturday night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Mitch was guarding Brook Lopez in the post and came down awkwardly while going for a steal.

The news came back quickly, and it was bad.

This was the second bone break for Mitch this season. He suffered a fractured hand back in February which cost him a few weeks. He just returned to game action on March 21.

In the short term, this is going to hurt the Knicks tonight against Milwaukee. Julius Randle is out with a thigh contusion, and Taj Gibson started at power forward. Now Tom Thibodeau will have to juggle Taj and Nerlens Noel’s minutes.

In the long term, there are a few possibilities on the buyout market. Andre Drummond is the big name, of course, but there is also former Thibs player Gorgui Dieng.

Get well soon, Mitch.