Porzingis had two days to recover from elbow injuries and ankle, which he played on Thursday against Orlando. In a match with "Sacramento" 22-year-old lipicaner scored 34 points. In 27 minutes of playing time, he sold 7 of the 15 two-point field goals, 4 of 6 three-pointers and 8 of 9 free throws. In addition, the Latvian striker made 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocked shots.
The first victory this season played in 11 games and in seven of them scored at least 30 points. Recently, the Latvian striker was named best player of the week in the NBA. In the meeting with the "Sacramento" showed himself and the attacking defender "new York" Courtney Lee scored 20 points. In turn, the Turkish center ENES Kanter made a double-double of 17 points and 13 rebounds. "New York" won their seventh win in their last nine games.
Following the match, "new York" will hold on Monday against the finalist of last championship of Cleveland. With seven victories in 12 games, the Knicks ranked sixth in the Eastern conference. At Cleveland, with only three wins and last, 14th place in the West.
In the other match of the day "San Antonio" has crushed "Chicago" with a score of 133:94. Latvian forward Davis Bertans took advantage of the absence of six key players from the spurs and scored 16 points. "San Antonio" takes the fourth place in the Western conference with eight wins in 13 games. On Tuesday, the spurs will play on the road with Dallas, who has two wins in 13 meetings divides the last place with Atlanta in the summary table of the League.2.*