Kristaps Porzingis Injury: Updates on Knicks Star’s Foot and Return

January 18th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »
New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis suffered a right foot injury against the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, and it is uncertain when he will be ready to return to the court.

Continue for updates.

Fisher Comments on Porzingis' Injury Monday, Jan. 18 Head coach Derek Fisher told reporters that Porzingis could have continued to play on his injured foot but added that it "wasn't worth [the] risk."

Porzingis Ruled Out vs. 76ers Monday, Jan. 18 The Knicks announced that Porzingis wouldn't be able to return against Philadelphia due to a "sore right foot."

Injury Would Derail Porzingis' Progression If Porzingis is forced to miss significant time, it would be a difficult blow for the Knicks, as the No. 4 overall pick has exceeded the high expectations that came with his lofty draft status. The 7’3” Latvian brings a unique skill set to the table because he can stretch the floor with perimeter and mid-range shooting, pull in a bevy of rebounds and swat shots into the stands.

From a potential standpoint, Porzingis has the skill set to be a primary scorer in the NBA for years to come after he ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.