Porzingis, 22, suffered a brutal fall during the game and had to be helped to the locker room. However, according to the Knicks, he was actually available to return after the X-ray revealed he had only sprained his right ankle.
Porzingis, who is by far the Knicks’ best player, stayed on the ground as the action moved up court and required assistance from teammates to stand up following a timeout. He was then helped back to the locker room by members of the team’s training staff, with the crowd at Madison Square Garden becoming eerily quiet as they awaited news on the 22-year-old Porzingis, who is averaging 27 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.2 blocks a game.Yeah, that was horrible. I’ll see myself out.DunkWire· November 28, 2017 · Bryan Kalbrosky
Miami Heat (GameTracker), as Porzingis appeared to roll his ankle pretty badly after he was stepped on by Heat forward Justise Winslow.
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Porzingis leaves Knicks game with sprained right ankle
Add more favorite teams from the list below based on your geolocationLet’s pause the Judge train to examine the rest of that. Kristaps Porzingis, the New York Knicks star, would have gotten more votes than Judge if New Yorkers knew how to spell his name. Campaigns 101, folks: People have to know your name to vote for you. Work on that for the next election cycle, Kriskringle Porzinger.Porzinigis had cooled off slightly over the past few games after surging to the league’s scoring lead early in the season. Entering Wednesday’s game he was averaging 27.0 points, 7.2 rebounds and a league-leading 2.2 blocks per game, shooting 46.4 percent from the floor and 39.8 percent on 3-pointers.Kristaps Porzingis rolls his ankle pretty bad after a collision with Justise Winslow…. KP was helped off the court pic.twitter.com/BcD3I27FYq
Porzingis suffered the injury on a play where his foot was stepped on by Heat forward Justise Winslow when he was chasing the former Duke Blue Devil on a 3-point attempt. His ankle then twisted incredibly awkwardly.
Porzingis laughed when told of his write-in votes earlier this month. “That’s pretty funny. I think I’m definitely ready for the job,” Porzingis told ESPN.
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Kristaps Porzingis suffers a sprained ankle
Enes Kanter missed games with back injuries this week and rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina is dealing with an ankle issue of his own. They’ve also lost their last three games.
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Kristaps Porzingis turned his ankle while defending Justise Winslow and it didn’t look particularly good. He immediately went to the New York locker room.
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Judge received 10 write-in votes in the 2017 city-wide election, while Porzingis received nine, according to the Board of Elections certification report. There were over 2,000 write-in votes.
Justise Winslow were both pursuing a loose ball on the baseline and Winslow stepped on Porzingis’ right foot. Porzingis’ foot turned and he appeared to roll his ankle. He stayed on the floor for several minutes, walking to the locker room supported by a teammate and a team staffer.
Porzingis to locker room with ankle injury. Bye. pic.twitter.com/V4ALVzGfM8
Justise Winslow literally stepped on those dreams today.
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New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) drives to the basket against Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk (1) during second half at Madison Square Garden.(Photo: Noah K. Murray, Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports)
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