Carmelo Anthony has three Olympic gold medals, an NCAA championship, nine All-Star berths, a scoring title, six All-NBA appearances and a retired college jersey.
So you’ll forgive him if he doesn’t want to spend his mid-30s scrapping his life for an NBA ring.
“I ain’t got no problems with the front office. “I told [general manager David Griffin] to his face, so it ain’t like I’m telling y’all to put it on record. I see Griff all the time. One thing about me, if I got something to say, I’m going to tell it to your face. We need a (expletive) playmaker… I’m not saying you can just go find one, like you can go outside and see trees. I didn’t say that.”
“I don’t even know how it happened. It’s a situation finally got little sore from playing I guess. I’m not too worried. Just a little soreness. Keep doing treatments, ice all that stuff. It will go away pretty soon.”
Porzingis, 21, is averaging 20.1 points and 7.9 rebounds per game this season. At 7-3, he has emerged as one of the best young players in the NBA, and with his size, he is able to do things few others can duplicate.
Entering the season, Porzingis was hopeful he could play in all 82 regular season games while trying to lead the Knicks into the postseason. Now that he has missed a game, he’s just trying to get healthy before returning to action.
“It is (disappointing) but at the same time I have to be smart,” he said. “I’m not going to win a medal for playing 82 games. If things like this happen, it’s important for me to get ready Trade Cheap Jerseys for the next game than try to go all 82 and not be able to be 100 percent.”
The Knicks (16-17) have impressed at times this season. They are currently San Jose Sharks Cheap Jerseys eighth in the Eastern Conference standings.