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Kristaps Porzingis Suffers Knee Injury Against Bucks

Kristaps Porzingis hurt his knee after landing awkwardly in the second quarter.

After pulling off a massive dunk over Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kristaps Porzingis came down and hurt his knee. He had to be helped off by teammates and coaches. The Garden dropped completely silent, the kind of silence that comes over an apprehensive crowd in dire circumstances. The latest from the Knicks is that he is getting an MRI and will not return:

He was able to put weight on it as he left the floor, and felt somewhat alright when heading to the hospital for the MRI:

As far as the actual injury goes, it was a whirlwind of emotions. Dunk, elation, injury, sadness. Here’s a look at the dunk:

And here’s a look at the injury:

We’ll update as more information is made available.

UPDATE: 11:00 P.M. Our worst fears have been realized. The Knicks have confirmed that Porzingis has torn his left ACL, ending his season. Get well soon KP.

Matt Spendley

Associate Editor at The Knicks Wall. Also Giants, Rangers, Yankees. Once caught a pass from Eli Manning.

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