And we thought these two couldn’t co-exist?
“I know what we have as teammates. Nobody can come between us despite what anybody says. Nobody,” Anthony told Yahoo Sports.< /blockquote>
That was Carmelo Anthony’s message to anyone trying to splinter the relationship he’s building with the Knicks star rookie.
Melo’s reaction stem from the hot and cold treatment he receives from Knicks fans and the media. He explained to Porzingis, that the same thing will happen to him.
“When things are going good, they put you way up there,” Anthony told Yahoo Sports. “When things are going bad, they kick the chair from underneath you. Those are experiences that he is going to have to go through. But if I can be there and be that guy who can grab him up and say everything is going to be all right, I’m going to do that …
“I support him 100 percent. In New York they can run you in the ground with all that attention. I’m there to just let him know that when it’s good, it’s great.”
Porzingis is averaging 13.6 points and 8.4 rebounds in 27.3 minutes per game.