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76ers' Carter-Williams sidelined with sore knee

POSTED: Dec 7, 2013 6:41 PM ET

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— Philadelphia guard Michael Carter-Williams sat out the 76ers' game Saturday night against Denver, the second straight game he has missed because of a skin infection on of his right knee.

The rookie spent his third night in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Carter-Williams is averaging 17.7 points and 7.3 assists and leads the NBA with 3.1 steals per game. He was honored Tuesday as the NBA Eastern Conference rookie of the month.