Jackson and Knicks consider trading Kristaps Porzingis

A catastrophic injury to one of their two vulnerable superstars

"The Knicks have gotten several calls from teams interested in trading for Kristaps Porzingis in recent days, per ESPN sources", added Begley. However, a potential Kristaps Porzingis trade would enable the team to draft Markkanen if available on Thursday evening.

Porzingis has played for the Knicks for two years and has been one of the few bright spots for the team. Porzingis hasn't had any contact with any Knicks officials, according to a source. Porzingis' brother, Janis, said the gifted forward loves NY and wants to win there, per Begley.

A new report claims that Knicks president Phil Jackson has fielded calls from several teams that are interested in trading for budding power forward, who is viewed as a future National Basketball Association superstar.

Paul agreed to go to Los Angeles originally because he was looking for a big city and a bigger market than his original team, New Orleans.

According to a Tuesday morning report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Why Jackson would consider trading a talent like Porzingis is anyone's guess.

Through two seasons, Porzingis has averaged 19 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.

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New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis raises the trophy after winning the NBA Skills Challenge during the NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans.

In addition to the teams identified by the Zagsblog report, the New York Daily News reported Tuesday that the Knicks and Boston Celtics were in talks about a deal.

With Jackson eyeing Lauri Markkanen, a 7-foot Finn with a similar game to Porzingis', it appears the Latvian's days in NY could be numbered.

Right now, the Knicks have put Porzingis on the trade block, and Anthony has been shopped since his exit interview.

Now, The Zen Master is on the verge of undoing his greatest Knicks accomplishment to date.

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