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Kristaps Porzingis Says He May Need Elbow Procedure After Season

Kristaps Porzingis missed Wednesday night's game with a contused right elbow.

New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis missed Wednesday night's game against the Orlando Magic with a bruised elbow but he added that it may need treatment after the season. The team announced that Porzingis was unavailable with a sprained left ankle and a contused right elbow.

"When I hit it again, it just swells up and it's sensitive and I can't stretch my arm,'' Porzingis told reporters. "It bothers me a little bit, but not that bad. It's always, I have to get the swelling down and then I'll be fine again. But I think once the season's over, I might have to do something about it. I just can't keep going like this every year."

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The injury occurred in Tuesday night's win against the Charlotte Hornets. He is averaging 30.0 points, 7.5 assists and 2.3 blocks per game on the season. On Sunday, he scored a career-high 38 points against the Indiana Pacers.

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The Knicks will host the Sacramento Kings on Saturday at 8 p.m.