Kristaps Porzingis dumbfounded fans and maybe even a Knicks with his evident impact as an NBA player. It was apparent fast only how good a actor Porzingis was and how badly New York indispensable to keep him around prolonged term. Luckily for them, a infancy of immature stars stay with a group that drafted them for during slightest dual contracts.
The Knicks took a step brazen in gripping Porzingis longterm when, per RealGM’s transaction timeline, they picked adult his group choice for a 2018-19 season. This will close Porzingis into a Knicks for each year of his rookie agreement before they will possibly pointer him to an prolongation or concede him to turn a limited giveaway agent.
This is a large step brazen for New York after former president, Phil Jackson, seemed to have damaged a attribute between a Knicks and Jackson. Now with Porzingis sealed adult for a rest of his rookie agreement they can concentration on fluctuating him past that and gripping him in New York for a really prolonged time.