"He's a competitor man", Knicks' swingman Courtney Lee said. That, coupled with the inevitable caution the Knicks will show when he is ready to return, will make him a minimal contributor next season, at best. A lot. That much is unavoidable. Given Porzingis's likely recovery time, next season is probably shot as well, putting Knicks fans in the familiar position of moaning about the present and looking forward to the future.
The Knicks expect their young star to miss a minimum of 10 months, though the team had not yet established a timetable for surgery to fix the injury, ESPN reported. While X-rays came back negative, it's unclear whether he'll undergo further testing in the coming days to ensure he didn't aggravate the earlier injury.
"I wanted to reach out to him, but I'll reach out to him tonight".
With four of the players injured, and not able to play, many would say that Team LeBron is now weaker. ". [But] he'll be back as strong as ever". And that was our message to him and that's his message to us. I think the interest of shooting some more threes interests me. This summer, Porzingis will be eligible for a five-year, $157 million extension, with a starting salary of $27 million. As Porzingis came down, he stepped on Antetokounmpo's foot and his ankle buckled.
"An MRI confirmed that Kristaps Porzingis tore the ACL in his left knee", the club said. "And we'll deal with that at the appropriate time". Since Anthony was traded to the Thunder, the two have remained close. The club additionally hopes to trade exiled center Joakim Noah before Thursday afternoon's deadline. We want to continue to fight.
The New York Knicks lost not only a game but also their star player on Tuesday night in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league.
"He's devastated he has that injury and so are we, " Hornacek said after practice Wednesday.
"He was down when he first got the news", Lee said.
The Knicks are expected to explore trading both point guard Jarrett Jack and center Kyle O'Quinn. Kanter announced on Twitter that he received 30 stitches in his mouth to fix a cut that re-opened during Tuesday's loss to the Bucks. Tim Hardaway Jr. had missed 20 games with a stress injury to his lower left leg and limped off the court Tuesday when he was kicked in the same area.