Barring something unforeseen at this point, Fisher would like to use that lineup in the Knicks’ season-opening game next Wednesday against the Milwaukee Bucks.
“Overall health should allow us tomorrow to play in a way that would be consistent with how we’ll start the season in terms of rotation,” Fisher said after Wednesday’s practice.
The Knicks selected Porzingis with the fourth overall pick in June and have been pleased with his development thus far.
The 7-3 forward has averaged 7.3 points on 34 percent shooting in three games. He’s knocked down 43 percent of his 3-point attempts and grabbed 5.3 rebounds per game.
Porzingis missed several practices and two games due to a knee injury, but the 20-year-old said Wednesday that the injury was no longer an issue.
“I’m getting some work done in the weight room, just working on those things so I can avoid those little injuries,” he said. “I’m totally fine, totally healthy.”
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