The All-Star had successful surgery on his injured left knee Tuesday, marking the beginning of his rehabilitation process.
The 2017-18 Knicks season was dealt a crushing blow just a week ago when Kristaps Porzingis tore the ACL in his left knee. There has been a palpable loss of hope among fans and the organization alike, both overcome with a feeling of despair. Today, the road to recovery began.
Kristaps Porzingis had surgery to repair the torn ACL today at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. The surgery was performed by Dr. David Altchek and Dr. Answorth Allen, attending orthopedic surgeons at the hospital. Dr. Altchek is the Medical Director for the New York Mets, and has worked with baseball, tennis, and basketball players alike throughout his career. Dr. Allen is a team physician for the Knicks, previously working with the Mets and universities such as St. John’s and