Knicks Porzingis Era Starts In Vegas
The New York Knicks look like they have struck out on almost all account during the Phil Jackson era. On Tuesday the Knicks released its Las Vegas Summer league roster, and it includes rookie draft picks Kristaps Porzingis, and Jerian Grant.
Porzingis may be the most anticipated player in Vegas. The Knicks big man's biggest flaw has been his strength, and it will be tested on a daily basis. He will be competing against top picks Karl Anthony-Towns, Jhalil Oakfor, and Willie Cauley Stein.
There has been rumors that the 7-foot-3 Porzingis has been nursing hip tightness, and could be limited throughout.
Second-year players Langston Galloway, Cleanthony Early, Ricky Ledo and Travis Wear are all apart of this roster to. Galloway was one of the only bright spots for the Knicks team last year, after coming up from the D-League he averaged 11.8ppg, 3.3 apg, and 4.2 rpg.
The rest of the team will be filled out with players trying to make the team, or impress another team includes; Jimmy Baron, G (Rhode Island), T.J. Bray, G (Princeton), Ovidijus Galdikas, C (Lithuania)• Alex Kirk, F/C (New Mexico), Maurice Ndour, F (Ohio) Ben Strong, and C (Guilford).