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Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis sprains ankle, helped off court

New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis suffered a sprained ankle against the Miami Heat on Wednesday. (AP)

The New York Knicks have announced that Kristaps Porzingis suffered a sprained ankle during Wednesday night’s home game against the Miami Heat, but, to the relief of Knicks fans everywhere, X-rays turned up negative.


After initially announcing he was available to return, the team announced that his night was over.


Porzingis suffered the nasty-looking right ankle injury when Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow stepped on his foot. Porzingis had to be helped off the court.

Video is below. Be warned. It may be tough to watch if you’re squeamish.