Porzingis talks about swearing from Knicks fans: “Fun”

Featured in the Boston Celtics’ victory against the New York Knicks, a team for which he spent much of his career, Kristaps Porzingis did not let himself be put off by the insults and hostility from the MSG fans

The pivot Kristaps Porzingis didn’t have such a good reception when he returned to the Madison Square Gardenthis last Wednesday, 25. Acting for Boston Celticsthe Latvian was received with a lot of insults by the fans of New York Knicks, a franchise for which he worked for a while. However, the player was not intimidated by the hostility and was an important part of his team’s victory.

Chosen in fourth place in the Draft 2015 for the New York franchise, the pivot returned to the gym he knows very well, showing that he could be a great addition to the Celtics this season. During an interview after the match, the giant told what he thought about the screams and insults from the fans. “Obviously the crowd was singing that and for me it was fun. I was enjoying it all and seeing it as motivation. Motivation to make plays late. It was actually really, really fun to be in that kind of environment.”said Porzingis, in conversation with Stefan Bondyfrom the “New York Post”.

Porzingis finished the game with 30 points, setting a record for most points in a franchise debut. Furthermore, he became the first player in the NBA to score 30 points, five shots from the perimeter and four blocks in an opening game. The pivot also said that he understands the fans’ reception: “I think that’s how the exit happened. I think that was it and, of course, if you’re not playing in New York, you’re an enemy. And I understand that perfectly. I miss this place and again, like I said, I wish nothing but the best for this organization.”he completed.

Source: sportbuzz

Related articles



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share article

Latest articles


Subscribe to stay updated.