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Porzingis waiting to change as deal extension eligibility looms

OKLAHOMA CITY — When Kristaps Porzingis was about 13 years old, his brother asked about his motivation for playing basketball. “I want to make money,” Porzingis responded. The older brother, Janis, who is always grooming and preparing Porzingis for stardom, ...

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Knicks' Porzingis explains why he doesn’t want to play center

The idea of Kristaps Porzingis playing center has always stimulated drooling from scouts and analytics nerds. At his height, with his skillset, it seems a natural fit in today’s NBA — an opportunity for the Knicks to overwhelm the opposition ...

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Kristaps Porzingis ready to live up to expectations with Knicks

Kristaps Porzingis is now the center of the Knicks’ universe, a blossoming star around whom everything will revolve now that Carmelo Anthony and Phil Jackson are no longer around. With that comes lofty expectations, and though the 22-year-old big man ...

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Porzingis brothers have return to U.S. delayed by work visa issue

President Trump has indirectly split up the Porzingis family. But the hope is the separations is very short-lived. Kristaps Porzingis’ two older brothers — Janis and Martins — haven’t been able to return to the U.S. because there’s a delay ...

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Porzingis, Hornacek still won't tank for Knicks draft pick

Kristaps Porzingis did not play Thursday night against the Nets, but don’t take it as a sign that the Knicks have entered full tank mode yet. The 7-3 forward was recovering from a bruised thigh sustained in Tuesday’s win over ...

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Knicks look lost without Porzingis and Melo, fall to Raptors

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, January 29, 2016, 2:30 AM TORONTO — Health finally caught up with Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks. They marched an infirmary line into snowy Canada and didn’t stand a chance. Reduced to a starting ...

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Kevin Durant a huge fan of Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, January 25, 2016, 5:33 PM Tony Gutierrez/AP Kevin Durant, the Knicks’ dream signing, is a declared Kristaps Porzingis fan. However innocuous and innocent, the line of communication was open between the Knicks and top free ...

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Porzingis credits family with helping him avoid trouble

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, January 1, 2016, 4:34 PM Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty Images Kristaps Porzingis says living with his family helps me keep his focus on basketball. CHICAGO – A microscope has been placed over the social lives of Knicks ...

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Kristaps Porzingis getting little All-Star love from voters

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, December 25, 2015, 1:46 PM Elsa/Getty Images So far, NBA All-Star voters have generally been overlooking Kristaps Porzingis. Kristaps Porzingis will need a big comeback to become the first rookie since Yao Ming to get ...

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LeBron James and Cavs outduel Kristaps Porzingis and Knicks

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, December 23, 2015, 9:41 PM Jason Miller/Getty Images LeBron James scores 24 points, nine rebounds and five assists while leading the Cavs to a vicrtory over the Knicks on Wednesday night. CLEVELAND — The Knicks ...

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