Stoudemire likely out if Suns make the playoffs

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PHOENIX -- The eye surgeon who repaired the detached retina of Amare Stoudemire says the Phoenix Suns star likely will not return for the playoffs even if the team earns a berth.

Dr. Pravin Dugel says the healing process for Stoudemire's eye is "excruciatingly slow and delicate" and the recuperation could take months.

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