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Report: Knicks did not fire assistant as warning to Kristaps Porzingis

Report: Knicks did not fire assistant as warning to Kristaps Porzingis
Published On: Wed, May 24
Mar 24, 2016; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks fans take a photo of Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) during first half against the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Kristaps Porzingis had a close relationship with former New York Knicks assistant coach Josh Longstaff, and there was speculation that the team decided to let him go to send a message to the 21-year-old. According to one report, that is not the case.

Sources told Marc Berman of the New York Post that the Knicks decided they were going to part ways with Longstaff before Porzingis skipped his exit meeting at the end of the season. Longstaff was only informed recently that the team wont be renewing his contract, but the team made the call long before that.

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