New York Knicks big men Kristaps Porzingis and Enes Kanter missed Saturday’s game against the Houston Rockets because of back ailments.
The Knicks said Porzingis, the club’s leading scorer, sat out because of lower back tightness. Kanter missed his second consecutive game because of back spasms that originally flared up Friday morning.
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN