Per Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News, Jackson and Janis Porzingis met to “discuss some of a issues” that stirred Kristaps to skip his end-of-season exit assembly with a team. However, it did not produce certain results, “as Jackson remained indifferent in his ways and direction” for a Knicks.
Janis also serves as his brother’s agent, so a assembly was designed to get a dual parties on a same page as they demeanour to a future.
Bondy did note a specifics of a assembly were not known. Porzingis chose to skip his exit assembly with a Knicks in Apr “due to disappointment over dysfunction, drama” with a Knicks, per ESPN’s Ian Begley.
During a predraft NBA combine, Jackson refused to answer any questions relating to Porzingis skipping a meeting, per Sean Highkin of The Athletic.
Knicks conduct manager Jeff Hornacek doesn’t expect Porzingis will be traded this offseason.
The 21-year-old Porzingis was comparison fourth altogether by a Knicks in a 2015 NBA draft. He has averaged 16.1 points and 7.3 rebounds in 138 career games.