Kristaps Porzingis injury update: Knicks star to miss 10 months after surgery

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New York Knicks middle Kristaps Porzingis (Getty Pictures)

Kristaps Porzingis is formally on the street to restoration.

The Knicks on Tuesday introduced that their star middle underwent “profitable surgery” to restore a torn ACL in his left knee.

In accordance to ESPN, Porzingis is predicted to be sidelined at the very least 10 months whereas he rehabilitates.

Porzingis, who beforehand missed 26 video games in his first NBA season, was harm in a Feb. 6 recreation towards the Bucks. Whereas a timetable for his return is not actual, recovering from an ACL tear can take anyplace from seven to 12 months.

Porzingis, 22, was averaging 22.7 factors, 6.6 rebounds and a couple of.four blocks per recreation by way of forty eight video games this season earlier than he was injured. He was additionally chosen to the All-Star Recreation, although he was changed by Hornets level guard Kemba Walker.