The Knicks held their first Summer League practice in Las Vegas today. They're doing two-a-days, but Kristaps Porzingis is only doing half of that so far:
That's because of the hip thing, which is apparently still a thing, although ...
Porzingis (hip) on his first summer league game: "I'm good to go." Says he feels no more pain.— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) July 9, 2015
Fisher said porzingis is trending toward playing Saturday.— Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) July 9, 2015
Maybe not THAT much of a thing, so that's good. It certainly sounds like Porzingis will participate at some point even if he's not ready Saturday.
Meanwhile, it looks like Derek Fisher really is part of the Phil Jackson coaching tree:
Porzingis walked out of practice with a book in his hand. Says Fisher gave him "The Positive Dog" to read, and he's already finished it.— Chris Herring (@HerringWSJ) July 9, 2015
I was not familiar with that book, but it sounds ... positive.