Kristaps Porzingis Contract Extension Part of Knicks’ ‘Long-Term Plan’

New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis, of Latvia, reacts after fouling out during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. The Nuggets won 130-118. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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New York Knicks general manager Scott Perry wants superstar big man Kristaps Porzingis in the fold for the foreseeable future.

When asked about a potential contract extension Tuesday, Perry said the following, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post:

“We’ll continue to stay in touch with Kristaps. He’s part of our long-term plan. We’ll figure out at the appropriate time in terms of when we get into that negotiation We’re comfortable where we are with him, and we’ll work together with his representation to figure something out.”

If no extension is reached before next offseason, Porzingis can become a restricted free agent.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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July 11, 2018 at 06:07AM

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