Jarrett Jack finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists..
We all know how the rest of the story unfolded: The Knicks kept Porzingis, drafted Frank Ntilikina one spot after the Bulls took Markkanen, and Jackson was sacked.
Dunn had missed 14 of his first 17 shots before banking in a shot with just less than a minute left in the second extra period. Bobby Portis led the Bulls with 22 points off the bench while Kris Dunn and Denzel Valentine each finished with 19.
Jarrett Jack of the Knicks reacts late in the second overtime against the Bulls at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2017.
"I damn near passed out when he dunked that one", Hoiberg said. It just feels really good to have something to look forward to now. "I got chills. It was insane".
Michael Beasley made his first five shots and led the Knicks with 26 points and 12 rebounds. Porzingis had 24 points on 11-of-24 shooting as the Knicks shot 50 percent.
Tim Hardaway Jr. was a full participant in practice on Tuesday, and his return is imminent, though NY has not given him a specific return date.
Showing a great ability to read opponents' defense, Markkanen took advantage of a porous defensive set-up by the Knicks at one point in the third quarter. Russell Westbrook scored 38 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Thunder.
It stayed that way until David Nwaba drove and scored with 1:20 left.
Markkanen entered the game averaging 14.9 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 0.5 blocks per game.
Rockets 121, Trail Blazers 112: Chris Paul scored a season-high 37 points, Eric Gordon added 30 and Houston withstood a late run by Portland. The Blazers' Damian Lillard scored 29 points in his return after missing the past two games with a strained right calf.
Goran Dragic scored 20 points and Wayne Ellington made the decisive 3-pointer with 23.2 seconds left, helping Miami fend off Indiana's late push 114-106.
Victor Oladipo scored 26 points and Lance Stephenson provided a late boost of energy that almost allowed IN to erase a 10-point deficit IN the final 9:57.
In Memphis, Tyreke Evans scored 28 points, including a pair of free throws with 5.9 seconds left that helped the Grizzlies edge New Orleans.
DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and eight rebounds.
Ricky Rubio scored 21 points, Donovan Mitchell had 16 and the short-handed Utah Jazz completed a season sweep over the Washington Wizards.
The Chicago Bulls have been in a slump as they've lost five of their last six games and they will be hoping to avoid a third straight defeat after falling to the Rockets in a 116-107 home loss on Monday.
Timberwolves 104, Thunder 88: Jimmy Butler scored 26 points, Andrew Wiggins added 19 and Karl-Anthony Towns had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead Minnesota to victory over Oklahoma City.
In the Knicks' last game, they beat the Dallas Mavericks, 100-96.
Andre Drummond scored 22 points and grabbed 20 rebounds while Tobias Harris had 22 points, as the Detroit Pistons blew past the Brooklyn Nets 114-80. Robin Lopez had 20 points and Holiday 16 points.
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