Elfrid Payton's return to Knicks will have to wait

New York Post
Elfrid Payton's return to Knicks will have to wait
Elfrid Payton's return to Knicks will have to wait

Frank Ntilikina will not be getting unseated as the Knicks' starting point guard any time soon. Not only has the 21-year-old been playing well in nine straight starts since getting his shot, but the starter he replaced is still not close to returning to action. Elfrid Payton was re-evaluated Tuesday and an ultrasound showed his hamstring strain has not fully healed. He will be re-evaluated in 10 days, the team said, knocking him out at least four more games on top of the 10 straight he has already missed. “It's a frustrating process,” coach David Fizdale said. “Like I said at the beginning of this whole thing, those hamstrings are funny. It's one of those injuries where you just never know how

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