New York Knicks’ superstar Kristaps Porzingis is hoping that he won’t be out of action for long after suffering what appeared to be a significant ankle sprain on Wednesday.
“Right now I’m walking around with no crutches, no boot, no nothing. I don’t think it’s that serious, but we’ll see how I feel [Thursday],” Porzingis said after the game (h/t ESPN).
Porzingis said that he felt his ankle “touching the floor” but he didn’t experience significant pain immediately after the injury.
“It didn’t look pretty, but he’s a tough kid,” Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said.
X-rays taken Wednesday night were negative but Porzingis said he and the Knicks will decide Thursday if he’ll need an MRI.