Knicks' Porzingis tears left ACL

Kristaps Porzingis

Courtney Lee said. "It's really sinking in". "It was a bad pass by Khris, but I was able to get up and go get the ball". Kristaps "The Unicorn" Porzingis is done for the season and so are the Knicks.

National Basketball Association players who have torn their ACL in the last five years have been sidelined from ninth to 20 months.

"Look, we want to compete every night", General Manager Scott Perry said Wednesday.

"We have tremendous confidence in our medical group here that he's going to make more than a full recovery", Perry said.

Porzingis, 22, suffered the injury early in the second quarter of the Knicks' 103-89 loss to the Bucks Tuesday night. I'm just going to pray for him tonight.

Now the Knicks, who already faced a long path back to relevance, have even farther to climb.

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Perry dodged a question about his concern level for next season. So at the least, the Knicks should keep losing games to get high picks as a safety net just in case KP doesn't turn out to be the player all Knicks fans are hoping he will become (but again, Knowing the stupidity of the Knicks front office, they will most likely not do this). ". [But] he'll be back as strong as ever". That was our message to him. "So I think he's entering this thing with the right mentality". This summer, Porzingis will be eligible for a five-year, $157 million extension, with a starting salary of $27 million. Before the injury, the Knicks had hoped to make a run at one of the final playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. More importantly, they need him to prove he can accept the mantle of being the face of a franchise in NY - no easy task - and that he could more than live up to the responsibilities that come with it. "And we'll deal with at that appropriate time".

Perry said he expects Porzingis to have surgery "sooner rather than later".

Lou Williams doesn't have to worry about the trade deadline - or free agency.

The team made the announcement on its Twitter account Wednesday. He had to be helped off the floor, and immediately left for the locker room and then the hospital to get an MRI. We wouldn't want to put him out there in any risk. "Our expectations is those guys are going to try to find a way to learn to close out games and win as much as possible". Knicks staff confirmed that Porzingis tore his ACL. Jeff Hornacek exchanged words with his star player. NY traded Anthony to the Thunder in September, making Porzingis the present and future face of the franchise in the process.

Notes & quotes: Enes Kanter underwent surgery on his mouth and will not play Thursday in Toronto. Kanter announced on Twitter that he received 30 stitches in his mouth to fix a cut that re-opened during Tuesday's loss to the Bucks.

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