Tuesday , Oct , 07 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Eddy Curry: ‘I’m not playing to come off the bench.’

 Eddy Curry Eddy Curry  lost a week of work but not his confidence.

Yesterday’s practice was his first of the preseason after a bacterial infection left him bedridden in Saratoga Springs. Curry said he may not be ready to play in the Knicks New York Knicks ‘ preaseason opener tomorrow night, but he expects to be the starting center once the games count.

"Until told otherwise, yeah, I do," said Curry, who was left winded and worn out yesterday. "I’m not out here playing to come off the bench. I’m planning to start.

New York Post