Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Three Games Lost Enough for Porzingis

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Three Games Lost Enough for Porzingis

Article excerpt

MILWAUKEE - Kristaps Porzingis went through all of the physical drills Friday morning to test the Achilles' tendon that had sidelined him for the past three games. And then he proved himself back to normal by lightheartedly trash-talking Sasha Vujacic and Mindaugas Kuzminskas as the trio went through shooting drills.

The sight of Porzingis with a smile on his face, getting the green light to play again, brought a smile to all of the Knicks as they tried to snap a six-game losing streak with a rematch with Milwaukee on Friday.

"I'm feeling pretty good," Porzingis said. "(Thursday at practice) I felt a little stiffness still. Today I was dunking and everything and I didn't feel anything.

"Just running around and doing movements that I do - turnaround jumper, pushing off of one leg, that kid of stuff that gives me confidence that I'm good," he added, pointing out that he even tested with the explosive movements he could not do just days earlier, "Yeah, one-leg dunks and two-legs, no problem. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.