Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis tears ACL in left knee | Inquirer Sports

Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis tears ACL in left knee

/ 12:11 PM February 07, 2018

New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis lies on the ground after being injured during the first half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NEW YORK — All-Star Kristaps Porzingis left the Knicks’ game against Milwaukee in the second quarter Tuesday night with a left knee injury.

The Knicks said in an update that Porzingis has torn the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in his left knee, MRI results showed.

Porzingis dunked with 8:46 left in the half and landed awkwardly, crashing to the court and holding his left knee. He was eventually helped up and taken to the locker room.

Porzingis had scored 10 points before he was hurt.

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