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Enes Kanter likely to start for injured Luke Kornet

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Do the hits keep on coming? Are the Knicks New York? What type of hits even are these? On Monday Luke Kornet got potty-whomped by New Zealand’s finest, mate. Luke has already been walking around with a mask on. Now he’ll be hobbling on a bum wheel with a walking boot.

Ah! The old bone bruise, a contemplative killer. No need to get too up in arms, though. Luke will get sturdier. He was raised on that local spicy chili over spaghetti. Yep, just that fine good stuff for our strapping young Korn-dog.

It figures to be a good time for Enes Kanter to get a little burn. With his agent looking to raise the levers and get his client in a more beneficial situation it would behoove Enes to make a splash if he can. They have until 3pm on February 7th, the trade deadline, to help secure a healthy landing spot.

Tim Hardaway Jr. hasn’t looked right in far too long and maybe, just maybe, Kanter can help set a tone and pace that the rest of the Knicks can rally behind. We’ll check back on Luke in a couple weeks. Until then we can wring our hands over why David Fizdale won’t let Mitchell Robinson off the chain.

For now let’s cut live to a conversation that needs to be had between Scott Perry and Steve Mills...