All you had to do was help the big boy get back on his feet. Take care of his ACL repair, keep him hydrated, and at least pretend to keep tabs on his progress. While he’s laid up, give him a refresher course on tanking, limit his direct exposure to Enes Kanter, and show him some nice Duke highlights. That’s all. It should have been simple enough to get Kristaps Porzingis recovered and eager to play basketball again. He might even get excited about a promising scorer in Kevin Knox, a springy oddball in Mitchell Robinson, and the best teammates of all, High Lottery Pick and a Lotta Cap Space. All those weirdo reclamation projects will be off the books soon enough.
The Knicks have agreed to trade All-Star Kristaps Porzingis, Courtney Lee and Tim Hardaway Jr. to the Mavericks in return for Wesley Matthews, Dennis Smith Jr. and DeAndre Jordan, sources told ESPN.
There have always been allegations of cheating against the New England Patriots ahead of their Super Bowl XXXVI victory against the St. Louis Rams in 2002, but one former linebacker doesn’t know anything about that.
The answer isn’t so simple—L.A.’s offensive flexibility could neutralize Belichick’s most tried-and-true defensive tactic. But this being the Patriots, they won’t show up to the Super Bowl unprepared.
First came the “Madden” simulation, which has the Los Angeles Rams edging the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII by a score of 30-27. Now, two of the game’s actual stars, Todd Gurley and Rob Gronkowski, provided the same result.