Courtney Lee and Kristaps Porzingis Lift Knicks to .500

The team is still without Tim Hardaway Jr., but the return of Porzingis helped get the team an easy win over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Courtney Lee scored 24 points and Kristaps Porzingis finished with 18 after a slow start in his return to the lineup as the Knicks defeated the Memphis Grizzlies, 99-88, on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.Moving from forward back to shooting guard in Tim Hardaway Jr.’s absence, Lee fell just short of his season high of 26 and was the catalyst in a big run to open the second half that largely determined the game.Porzingis scored 12 points after halftime as the Knicks (12-12) rebounded...