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  • • Three youngsters among the few Knicks who will survive roster purge
    Kevin Knox, Mitchell Robinson and Damyean Dotson are the only current Knicks who should definitely be on the roster next season, writes Steven Popper of Newsday. Knox showed enough promise at age 19 to keep in the fold, Robinson was a second-round surprise who became the league’s second-best shot-blocker, and Dotson is a part-time starter with an a...
  • • Veteran center DeAndre Jordan still a possibility to remain with Knicks
    The Knicks acquired veteran center DeAndre Jordan as part of the Kristaps Porzingis blockbuster in February. Jordan was viewed as a potential buyout candidate — a veteran player likely interested in latching on with a contending team. However, he finished out the season in New York. Head coach David Fizdale said the Knicks offered Jordan a buyout b...
  • • Knicks coach was ‘really surprised’ by Kristaps Porzingis' trade request
    Kristaps Porzingis’ decision to demand the New York Knicks trade him came as a surprise to many, including his former head coach. Knicks coach David Fizdale admitted that he was “really surprised” by Porzingis’ trade request, an indication that its suddenness caught the organization off guard. The Knicks granted Porzingis’ request quickly. It happe...
  • • Knicks' top executives cite cap space, optimism in letter to fans
    Entering this summer, the Knicks are expected to be major players for some of the top free agents. Among the names the franchise is expected to pursue include Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. In a letter to season-ticket holders, Knicks general manager Scott Perry and team president Steve Mills cited February’s Kristaps Porzingis trade — which netted...
  • • DeAndre Jordan understanding of decision to sit him out of games
    When the Knicks acquired DeAndre Jordan two months ago as part of the seven-player trade that sent Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas, the veteran center appeared to be destined for the buyout market along with Enes Kanter and Wesley Matthews. However, the Knicks had other plans for Jordan, keeping him in the mix despite cutting back his role. With Jorda...
  • • Report: League would have rejected Porzingis trade if it believed rape claim was strong
    The NBA would have rejected February’s trade between the Knicks and Mavericks centered around Kristaps Porzingis if the league believed the newly announced rape claim against Porzingis was strong, according to Marc Stein and Kevin Draper of the New York Times. Porzingis, who was dealt to Dallas alongside Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Courtney Le...
  • • Mavs were told Porzingis incident involved extortion
    The Mavericks were told that the Kristaps Porzingis situation was a case of extortion rather than a rape allegation before they acquired him from the Knicks, sources told Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News reports. A woman who lived in the same New York City apartment complex as Porzingis made the accusation to police last week. The alleged i...
  • • Kristaps Porzingis’ attorney calls rape allegation ‘completely meritless’
    Kristaps Porzingis is under investigation in New York after a woman filed a complaint last week accusing him of sexually assaulting her more than a year ago, and the NBA star’s legal team is confident nothing will come of the allegations. On Monday, Porzingis’ attorney, Ronald G. Riopelle, told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the 23-year-old Porzing...
  • • Alleged Porzingis victim reportedly contacted Knicks to 'mediate in private'
    The woman who has accused Kristaps Porzingis of rape contacted the Knicks‘ legal department approximately eight months after the alleged incident in an effort to “mediate in private” a payment of $68K, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. She told the team that she would “litigate this matter” if the Knicks failed to properly mediate it. The communic...
  • • Alleged Porzingis victim reportedly contacted Knicks to 'mediate'
    The woman who has accused Kristaps Porzingis of rape contacted the Knicks‘ legal department approximately eight months after the alleged incident in an effort to “mediate in private” a payment of $68K, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. She told the team that she would “litigate this matter” if the Knicks failed to properly mediate it. The communic...
  • • Emails, texts indicate alleged rape victim wanted relationship with Kristaps Porzingis
    The woman who filed a complaint against Kristaps Porzingis last week alleging that he raped her over a year ago reportedly gave the Dallas Mavericks star the impression she wanted to have a romantic relationship with him in the days and weeks following the incident. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski obtained emails and text messages between the 29-year-old...
  • • Woman wanted Knicks to 'mediate' with Porzingis
    Eight months after a 29-year-old woman says that Kristaps Porzingis sexually assaulted her inside his apartment, she contacted the Knicks' legal department to seek to "mediate in private" a payment of $68,000, according to emails obtained by ESPN....
  • • NBPA stands by Kristaps Porzingis in statement in light of investigation
    The National Basketball Players Association is standing by Kristaps Porzingis amid a rape allegation. NBPA executive director Michele Roberts issued a statement Sunday stating that the union had evaluated the accuser’s claims and were opting to back Porzingis. The NBPA standing by their player isn’t necessarily a huge shock, with the added note tha...
  • • Report: Mavericks only told of extortion allegation when acquiring Kristaps Porzingis
    The Dallas Mavericks may not have known as much about the rape allegations against Kristaps Porzingis when acquiring him than originally reported. Two sources told Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News that the only word that was used on the trade call between the Mavericks and New York Knicks was “extortion,” and rape was never mentioned. “The ...
  • • David Fizdale has high praise for Kevin Durant pal DeAndre Jordan
    Mitchell Robinson will be the Knicks‘ starting center for the rest of the season, pushing DeAndre Jordan out of the rotation, writes Marc Berman of the New York Post. Coach David Fizdale made the move official on Saturday, with Robinson and Luke Kornet each playing 36 minutes while Jordan never left the bench. The Knicks are also taking a long look...

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  • Kristaps Porzingis vs Dirk Nowitzki NASTY Duel 2015.12.07 - 53 Pts Combined, Rookie and His Idol!Kristaps Porzingis vs Dirk Nowitzki NASTY Duel 2015.12.07 - 53 Pts Combined, Rookie and His Idol!
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Top news - Kristaps Porzingis

  • • Kevin Durant ‘not really impressed’ with Knicks billboard
    Kevin Durant thinks it’s cool that someone put up a billboard trying to persuade him to come to the Knicks, but he says he’s not impressed by it. A billboard went up near MSG recruiting Durant to the Knicks ahead of the Golden State Warriors’ game in New York City on Friday. The billboard shows a cartoon of Durant and what appears to be Kristaps Po...
  • • Billboard recruiting Kevin Durant to Knicks pops up near MSG
    The New York Knicks are considered a potential and legitimate destination for Kevin Durant should the superstar opt to leave the Golden State Warriors in free agency after the season, something one insider believes is already a done deal. It appears there are some Knicks backers in New York eager to get the recruitment process underway, as a Durant...
  • • Billboard near MSG tries to lure Durant to Knicks
    A marketing company set up a billboard near Madison Square Garden showing Kevin Durant, who is expected to become a free agent, with Kristaps Porzingis, in an attempt to lure Durant to the New York Knicks....
  • Billboard Recruiting Kevin Durant to the Knicks Goes Up Near MSG 👀
    So it begins… A billboard recruiting Kevin Durant, who can hit free agency next summer, to the New York Knicks just went up outside Madison Square Garden. KD is standing beside All-Star Kristaps Porzingis and holding the Larry O’Brien trophy. The text includes Durant’s IG handle (@easymoneysniper), the hashtag “KDNY2019,...
  • • Porzingis steps into leadership role while recovering from ACL tear
    Knicks coach David Fizdale has enjoyed the presence of Kristaps Porzingis at practice and games, with Porzingis still months away from a potential return to the court after tearing his ACL in February. Porzingis, 23, has mostly been away from the team rehabbing his injury, but was at Madison Square Garden when the Knicks took on Boston Saturday nig...
  • • Kyrie Irving says he strongly considered Knicks before committing to Celtics
    The possibility of playing alongside Kristaps Porzingis is intriguing to Kyrie Irving...
  • • Kyrie Irving would have considered Knicks in free agency
    Kyrie Irving took the suspense out of his free agency plans by announcing that he will remain with the Celtics, but he said Saturday that the Knicks would have been in the running if he had wanted to change teams, relays Peter Botte of The New York Post. Irving made the remarks during Boston’s first trip of the season to Madison Square Garden, tell...
  • • Knicks president denies rift with Kristaps Porzingis
    New York Knicks president Steve Mills denies the development of a rift with Kristaps Porzingis after the team declined to give him an extension by Monday’s deadline. Mills instead insists the Knicks and their young superstar are “in a good place.” Mills indicated Porzingis has not articulated any disappointment in the decision. “One thing about my ...
  • Knicks President: Kristaps Porzingis OK With No Contract Extension
    “So we’ve been very straightforward in our communication." The post Knicks President: Kristaps Porzingis OK With No Contract Extension appeared first on SLAMonline....
  • • Knicks roster settling with Burke, Porzingis and Ntilikina
    Trey Burke is poised to open the season as the Knicks‘ starting point guard, which means he’s in line to lock in a partial guarantee on his salary for 2018/19. According to Basketball Insiders’ salary data, Burke’s $1,795,015 salary for the coming season is mostly non-guaranteed, with only a modest $100K partial guarantee. However, as long as Burke...
  • • Kristaps Porzingis will reportedly become a free agent next summer
    The New York Knicks have until Monday evening to come to terms with star forward Kristaps Porzingis on a rookie extension. That’s when the NBA offseason officially ends, making it a firm deadline for players under their rookie contracts to sign extensions. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, the Knicks and Porzingis are unlikely to agree to a new contr...
  • • Report: Kristaps Porzingis to become free agent next summer
    The New York Knicks have until Monday evening to come to terms with star forward Kristaps Porzingis on a rookie extension. That’s when the NBA offseason officially ends, making it a firm deadline for players under their rookie contracts to sign extensions. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, the Knicks and Porzingis are unlikely to agree to a new contr...
  • • Business group wants to bring NBA team to Montreal
    The NBA has had a nice amount of success expanding its brand internationally. Games across the pond and in China have helped this growing entity take on more of an international feel. Having foreign-born stars such as Kristaps Porzingis doesn’t hurt. And now, a business group in Montreal is looking to capitalize on it by bringing a second NBA team ...
  • • Porzingis active in Knicks training camp despite ACL rehab
    Kristaps Porzingis has been part of the Knicks training camp despite the fact that he continues rehabbing from a torn ACL he suffered last February. Despite his physical limitations, Porzingis remains an involved presence for New York, Steve Popper of Newsday writes.“He’s on our staff now,” head coach David Fizdale said jokingly. “He’s helping put ...
  • • More on the Knicks starting lineup
    The Knicks starting lineup this season can’t be predicted right now. Not if what new head coach Dave Fizdale is saying will hold up, that the five starting jobs really are up for grabs. Of course, Kristaps Porzingis, when fully healthy, is expected to be a core starter. As for the rest of the team? [...]...

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