Porzingis vows to come back 'stronger, better and sharper than ever'

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It might be the Super Bowl this Sunday, but the NBA has still been grabbing the headlines ahead of the trade deadline.

Kristaps Porzingis is staying positive after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

New York Knicks star Porzingis was hurt in a February 6 clash against the Milwaukee Bucks and underwent surgery this week.

On Wednesday, the Latvian took to Twitter to thank fans for supporting him after the injury and surgery, which will sideline him for up to 10 months.

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"First of all I want to thank you for all the love and support," he wrote. "I'm attacking my rehab right away.

"I truly believe that with consistent hard work, patience and positive attitude I'll come back stronger, better and sharper than ever."

 

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