Walker will not be a part of the Knicks' regular rotation for the time being, per coach Tom Thibodeau, Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reports.

The Knicks held Walker out of Saturday's win over the Hawks on the second half of a back-to-back, starting Alec Burks at point guard in his place. Somewhat surprisingly, Thibodeau announced Monday that Burks will continue to serve as the starter, while Walker will no longer be a part of the nightly rotation. The veteran, who signed a two-year deal with the Knicks in the offseason, had struggled of late, putting up just 8.8 points, 3.2 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 0.8 steals while shooting 37.5 percent from the field over his last five games. Walker's defensive limitations are likely the bigger issue for Thibodeau, who will go forth with Burks, Derrick Rose and Immanuel Quickley as his options at point guard.

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