Knicks player shot, robbed in overnight attack in New York City

Cleanthony Early
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New York Knicks forward Cleanthony Early was leaving a Queens, New York, strip club with his girlfriend early Wednesday morning when his Uber was reportedly boxed in by three cars. Several men approached Early's car, pulled the athlete from the back seat, and held him up with semi-automatic weapons, the New York Daily News reports.

Early reportedly gave up his cash, gold jewelry, iPhone, and gold caps from his teeth before he was shot in the knee. Early was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he is said to be in stable condition.

The 24-year-old is in his second season with the Knicks.

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