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Porzingis fighting off physical defenders, perception he's 'soft'

Kristaps Porzingis’ road trip started with a concession to exhaustion and ended with Wesley Matthews calling him “soft” and “sweet.” In a different environment (like on a date, for instance), ‘sweet’ could be considered a compliment. Not on a basketball ...

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Kristaps Porzingis struggles again in 121-103 loss to Wizards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kristaps Porzingis is quickly learning that holding the unofficial title of franchise player has its drawbacks. At the very least, he should be gaining a greater appreciation for Carmelo Anthony. It’s a mental and physical challenge to ...

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Kristaps Porzingis heats up late to carry Knicks over Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS – Kristaps Porzingis strapped on his cape and ended his 2017 with a bang. Just when it appeared the Knicks were on the way to another road collapse, Porzingis emerged to save the road trip, dropping seven points ...

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Kristaps Porzingis out for Knicks-Hornets with sore knee 

CHARLOTTE – The pain, or “the pinch,” in Kristaps Porzingis’ left knee was still so bothersome that the power forward sat yet another game Monday. It represented Porzingis’ second straight DNP after sustaining the injury in a victory over the ...

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Kristaps Porzingis has the New York City spotlight all to himself

The big guy for the Knicks, Kristaps Porzingis, is even bigger right now than Aaron Judge, the biggest guy in town this year. It’s not just because Porzingis has the kind of size advantage he does on All Rise. And ...

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Kristaps Porzingis misses Carmelo Anthony’s MSG homecoming

Carmelo Anthony was back at the Garden on Saturday night, but his replacement as the face and focal point of the Knicks wasn’t able to play against him. Kristaps Porzingis was out of the lineup against Carmelo and the Thunder ...

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Kristaps Porzingis paces Knicks with 37-points in 113-109 win

The only Big Baller at the Garden was Kristaps Porzingis. Lonzo Ball wasn’t even the best rookie point guard.  With overbearing father LaVar Ball smack-talking with Spike Lee courtside, Porzingis led the Knicks in a record-breaking performance while dropping 37 ...

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Ankle injury may keep Kristaps Porzingis out of Magic game

The Knicks not only survived without Kristaps Porzingis for the final 45 minutes against the Miami Heat last Wednesday they thrived, easily disposing of an undermanned and road weary opponent. Now they may have to go the full 48 without ...

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Kristaps Porzingis’ MRI results on injured ankle are negative

The Knicks appear to have dodged a unicorn-sized bullet. MRI results for Kristaps Porzingis, who left Wednesday’s game against the Heat with a sprained ankle, came back negative on Thursday, according to an ESPN report. Kristaps Porzingis left Wednesday’s game ...

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Kristaps Porzingis carried off court with ankle sprain

Given the way Kristaps Porzingis’ foot contorted in a cringe-worthy position – and given the way his ankle ligaments tested the limits of elasticity – there can only be one response from the Knicks following a sprained-ankle diagnosis: Sigh of ...

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