Originally posted on ZagsBlog.com:

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — One day after scoring a career-high 29 points, Knicks rookie Chris Copeland was sent Tuesday to the Erie BayHawks of the D-League.

Wearing a blue and white Knicks practice jersey, the 6-foot-8 Copeland joined Amar’e Stoudemire and James White (who was also assigned to Erie) in black BayHawks jerseys during a practice at the Knicks Westchester campus.

But don’t expect Copeland — whom we featured in this story by Dan Kelly — to stay down for long.

“He’s not going anywhere,” coach Mike Woodson said. “He’ll be back.”

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