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Kyrie Irving, Karl-Anthony Towns want best for injured Porzingis

LOS ANGELES — Back in October, Kyrie Irving had a message for Kristaps Porzingis: “I told him, I would love to play with a big like you, man.” Four months later, Irving’s opportunity to toss alley-oops to the Latvian was ...

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Knicks lose 108-92 to Sixers on eve of Kristaps Porzingis surgery

PHILADELPHIA – The long road back for Kristaps Porzingis begins Tuesday in a Manhattan hospital where the Knicks franchise player will have surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The Knicks, 108-92 losers to the ...

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NBA stars, teammates react to Kristaps Porzingis’ ACL injury

The Knicks’ season effectively ended on Tuesday. Kristaps Porzingis, the team’s biggest star and brightest hope for the future, tore his left ACL in the Knicks’ loss to the Bucks and will miss the rest of the season at the ...

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Kristaps Porzingis out for season after tearing ACL in left knee

The scene was telling, and ominous. Long before the announcement that sent a blowtorch to the Knicks season, Steve Mills and Scott Perry were spotted on the MSG telecast in a dark mood – their faces flustered with worry as ...

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Porzingis now faces a long road to recovery following torn ACL

The devastating news regarding Kristaps Porzingis officially arrived just before 11 p.m. EST on Tuesday, a date and a time that Porzingis, the Knicks and their tortured fan base won’t soon forget. Torn anterior cruciate ligament, left knee. The injury ...

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Kristaps Porzingis drafted by Team LeBron at All-Star Game

DENVER — LeBron James finally picked the Knicks. Or more precisely, a Knick. LeBron selected Kristaps Porzingis in the highly anticipated NBA All-Star Game Draft on Thursday. But the Porzingis pick wasn’t even the most intriguing selection that James, who ...

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Porzingis on not being voted All-Star starter: ‘Players know'

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s safe to say Kristaps Porzingis feels the fans and media were wrong for not voting him as an All-Star starter. “Players know,” he said. “That’s all I’m going to say.” Porzingis beat out Joel Embiid ...

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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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