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Kristaps Porzingis reaches injury milestone, return’s still up in air

BOSTON — Thursday marks 10 months since Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis tore his ACL in a game versus Milwaukee, and Knicks coach David Fizdale gave no indication Wednesday the Latvian’s return to practice is imminent. Last season, then-Bucks forward Jabari Parker, returning from his second ACL injury, practiced for one month before suiting up. If that holds true for Porzingis, there’ll be no Merry Kristaps when the Knicks host the Bucks on Dec. 25. Asked if he has an idea when Porzingis will be back, Fizdale said flatly, “No.’’ In a late-June radio appearance, Knicks president Steve Mills didn’t discount Porzingis returning at the nine-month mark. Mills was using a timetable from the date of surgery — which was Feb. 1 ...
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