The Knicks were without star forward Kristaps Porzingis for Saturday’s 129-122 loss against the Rockets, and he might miss even more time.
Porzingis is currently dealing with Achilles soreness but is not scheduled to undergo an MRI at this time. Still, Porzingis is aware of the dangers associated with this type of injury — especially for big men.
“I started feeling it a couple of games ago, it was a little bit of pain and after (Friday) night’s game it was sensitive (Saturday) morning and I woke up and it’s best thing to do is rest it,” Porzingis said, via The New York Post. “I felt it right away when I woke up (Saturday) morning from walking around — sore and tight. It didn’t feel right.
But Jackson needed talent, even if it was flawed. Anthony should be used to that sort of approach from his front office, no matter who is in the decision-maker’s chair.
Flawed talent has been the hallmark of the Knicks’ slate of transactions since Anthony has been in New York, for the last six-and-a-half years. Put him with one-legged Amare Stoudemire. Put him with Tyson Chandler and 32-year-old Baron Davis. Put him with out-of-shape Raymond Felton, or with the flunked-out Andrea Bargnani. The list of Anthony’s big-name, low-production teammates goes on. Now, it winds up with Rose as a New Vikings Jerseys Cheap headliner.
The one good thing Jackson and the Knicks have done—draft Kristaps Porzingis—gives them some hope for the future. But the best years of Porzingis and Anthony are just not going NFL Jerseys Nike overlap.