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Kristaps Porzingis Out vs. Thunder After Suffering Knee Injury Against Nets

Dec 15 2017 Philadelphia PA USA Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony dribbles past Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington during overtime at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Domingo Copeland | 17 December, 2017, 03:10

When Kristaps Porzingis felt a twinge in his left knee on Thursday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and walked off the court into the Knicks' locker room, the team was sent into a familiar spasm of worry.

"How could I not miss NY?" Anthony played seven seasons with the Knicks and was an All-Star in all but his final year, and was often regarded by Porzingis as a great teammate and mentor.

If Porzingis is out for Saturday's game against Oklahoma City - which is Anthony's first game at Madison Square Garden since he was traded by the Knicks in September - it would leave a significant void for NY. "I'm looking forward to that".

There's a lot that Anthony still misses about NY and added that going back to Madison Square Garden on Saturday will be an emotional experience for him.

"I believe that. I believe that", Anthony said Friday.

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"I felt my knee buckle a little bit, and I felt a little pain there, so it's more about being cautious", Porzingis said.

His first game with the Thunder came against NY in the season opener when he poured in 22 points in 34 minutes. "Other movements, the doctors might say, 'That's something.' I think he just wants to make sure. But you never know". But he also put in some iconic performances, handled Phil Jackson's public criticism quite well and seemed to maintain a professionalism despite constant trade rumors throughout his final season in NY.

Through 24 games, Porzingis is averaging a career-high 25.5 points to go with 6.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks while shooting 46.5 percent from the field and 39.5 percent from three.

After showing up to the team's 111-107 win over Atlanta on crutches - and leaving on crutches, as well, the after-effects of a knee to the hip two days prior - Kanter drew rave reviews from his teammates.

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