Porzingis, the fourth overall selection in this year’s draft, will earn $3.4 million next season.
Expecting too much from either player this year would be mistake. With that said, both of New York’s first-round picks could be starters at some point this season.
The Knicks have three summer league games in the books, all wins, and there’s been a lot to digest.
Regardless of all the moves the Knicks have made, what happens this upcoming season and the next three after that is still completely dependent on Carmelo Anthony.
It’s Las Vegas summer league basketball. Who cares, right? Well, at least this year, Knicks fans should care very much.
“Phil is a legend. For me, being able to learn from him and just be around him will be great from a learning standpoint.”
Knicks fans didn’t like their team’s first selection in Thursday night’s draft. But the boos turned to cheers when New York traded guard Tim Hardaway Jr. for No. 19 pick Jerian Grant.
Zach Auguste scored 25 points, Jerian Grant added 17 and Notre Dame dodged a scare trying to erase its futile NCAA Tournament history with a 69-65 win over Northeastern on Thursday.
Notre Dame has become the perennial overachiever in college basketball. Year after year, the Irish are picked low in preseason polls and somehow manage to regularly exceed expectations.
Arizona will be the deepest team Sean Miller has had in his nine seasons as a head coach. The Wildcats have 10 legitimate candidates to start and won’t see much of a drop off when a reserve takes the floor.