Kristaps Porzingis

Kristaps Porzingis gets nine votes for NYC mayor

You know how you go to big sporting events and there is always that uneducated fan that's holding up a sign that says "'INSERT PLAYER'S NAME HERE' FOR MAYOR"? Well, a few people might have taken those displays of fanaticism a little too seriously. New York Knicks star...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 12:14pm

Kristaps Porzingis with best start in Knicks history

The New York Knicks are fun to watch again. That’s a sentence I haven’t said since 1999. A lot of it has to do with the continued development of Kristaps Porzingis as he continues his ascent to superstardom in the NBA.  Through 10 games, New York is 6-4 and Porzingis is putting...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:22pm

Malusis: Kristaps Porzingis is the star the Knicks have needed

The New York Knicks have their superstar. A unicorn, by definition, is a mythical animal typically represented as a horse with a single straight horn projecting from its forehead. Certainly, there is no horn projecting from the forehead of Kristaps Porzingis, but his rare combination of size,...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:09pm

Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis: "Fresh mind for a new season"

Kristaps Porzingis is back in the United States and ready to lead the New York Knicks out of the Carmelo Anthony era. At least, that's what he says.  The Latvian star who fled the country shortly after a difficult 2016-17 season ended is returning to a very different-looking franchise as...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:47pm

Kristpas Porzingis stays with the Knicks through their No. 8 pick

It was anything but calm leading in the final days, but Kristaps Porzingis remained with the New York Knicks after the team selected French point guard Frank Ntilikina with the eighth-overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft. The young Latvian star was inexplicably put on the trading block by team...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 8:40pm

NBA rumors: Knicks could deal Kristaps Porzingis to Suns, Celtics

Hold on to your butts, Knicks fans.  A source has told Tim Montemayor of 1580 The Fanatic that the Knicks and Phoenix Suns are "close" to a deal that would send New York's young star Kristaps Porzingis to the Western Conference team. Porzingis has been available on the...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:28pm

What are the Knicks doing with NBA draft, Kristaps Porzingis?

Weren't things looking OK a couple weeks ago?  Sure, Kristaps Porzingis and Phil Jackson weren't talking, but the New York Knicks had the No. 8 pick, there were rumors swirling that point guard Ricky Rubio might be shipped from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Kentucky's Malik Monk...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:13pm

NBA trade rumors: Could the Knicks really trade Kristaps Porzingis?

We all have those moments as a child where we're told not to touch the scalding-hot stove top by our parents. Yet, for some reason, there is always this ridiculous urge to touch it anyway.  For some reason, Phil Jackson looks like he wants to touch the stove top while New York Knicks fans...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:29pm

Phil Jackson must step up to save relationship with Kristaps Porzingis

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson met with Kristaps Porzingis’ brother and agent, Janis, on Saturday in an attempt to mend the damaged relationship that saw the young Latvian star skip his end-of-season exit interview with management. In true Knicks fashion though, “there was no...

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 1:43pm

Way-too early predictions for Knicks' starting 5 for 2017-18 season opener

After team president Phil Jackson expressed his desire to re-sign New York’s younger players, the Knicks could be out of the running for big-name free agents this offseason. Metro decided to take an early look at what the Knicks’ starting lineup could look like next season after the...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:37pm

Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis raises eyebrows with tweet to Clippers

There should probably be a rule outlawing professional athletes from Twitter considering it does nothing but get them into trouble. Add Kristaps Porzingis to that list over the weekend as a few smiley-face emojis freaked out an entire fan base and made every single NBA reporter jump out of their...

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 6:37pm

How the Knicks can really make Kristaps Porzingis love New York

On top of the Carmelo Anthony drama, Derrick Rose's impending free agency and the Joakim Noah embarrassment, there looked to be even more trouble brewing within the New York Knicks last week when Kristaps Porzingis skipped his end-of-season interviews with Phil Jackson. He also revealed that...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1:23pm

Knicks must start appeasing Kristaps Porzingis

Somehow, some way, the Knicks as an organization find new ways to sink to new lows with every passing year. Just a few days into their offseason and the crack lines within the foundation are alarming enough to legitimately worry about not just next year, but for the foreseeable future. Carmelo...

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 12:44pm

Sid Rosenberg: Knicks facing an offseason filled with tough calls

The NBA season is winding down and for the Knicks, well, it’s been over for a while now.  Coming into this season, some touted the Knicks as a “superteam” with two former All-Stars Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah teaming up with Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis. Now with...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 5:01pm