Tagged: ‘Basketball’

An Early Look at the Numbers of Kristaps Porzingis Compared to Jahlil Okafor and Karl Anthony-Towns
November 27th, 2015 at 7:01 PM
Close followers of the New York Knicks have been impressed with the skills and production of Kristaps Porzingis early in his career, but how has he stacked up against those selected ahead of him in the NBA Draft? Karl Anthony-Towns and Jahlil Okafor were touted as the top players in the...

New York Knicks Starters, Bench Reverse Roles
November 27th, 2015 at 4:24 PM
At the beginning of the season, the New York Knicks bench is what gave the team what it needed to win. Now that SG Arron Afflalo has returned to the lineup from a hamstring injury, however, those roles have become revered. What was once the Knicks reason for winning is...

Kristaps Porzingis Celebrates First Ever Thanksgiving in New York
November 27th, 2015 at 3:03 PM
New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has plenty to be thankful for, but as he was born in Latvia, he has never celebrated Thanksgiving. As a US tradition, it is not uncommon for foreign players to have never celebrated the holiday before coming here. This year, Porzingis spent Thanksgiving with...

Derrick Williams Remains Positive Despite Dwindling Minutes
November 27th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
During free agency this year, the New York Knicks were extremely active as they revamped the entire roster from last season to this one. Derrick Williams was one of the major signings behind Robin Lopez and Arron Afflalo, and he was given more money than any other reserve on the...

Kristaps Porzingis Debunking Rumors of Being “Soft” European Player
November 27th, 2015 at 12:42 PM
When the New York Knicks drafted Kristaps Porzingis this summer, many fans had no idea who he was or what he was about. Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher knew what they were getting, and now Porzingis is proving that he's not just another tall, skinny kid from across the pond. ***PHOTO1*** Porzingis...