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Knicks forward Cleanthony Early shot in strip club robbery

Early was surrounded by four to six people who robbed him of a gold necklace and the gold caps on his teeth.
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An early morning hold-up outside a Queens strip club has left Knicks forward Cleanthony Early injured.

Early, a reserve forward for the Knicks, was reportedly outside the CityScapes club in Maspeth early Wednesday when he was surrounded by four to six ski mask-wearing people who robbed him of a gold necklace and the gold caps on his teeth, sources told the New York Daily News.

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The robbery and subsequent shooting reportedly occurred as Early was departing in an Uber car, and three other vehicles boxed in Early’s vehicle, the Daily News added.

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Early, 24, was shot in the leg, and no word has been given on his condition, CBS added.

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Early is in his second season with the Knicks, where he is currently averaging less than one point per game, according to the Daily News.

 
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