Carmelo Anthony Comments on Relationship with Kristaps Porzingis

December 15th, 2015 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

Rumors swirled that New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony was unhappy with the decision to draft Kristaps Porzingis, but now that the Latvian rookie is taking the NBA by storm, Melo is making it clear that he has a great relationship with the youngster. 

According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, the eight-time All-Star warned that those who are trying to manufacture issues between the two are wasting their time: "I know what we have as teammates. Nobody can come between us despite what anybody says. Nobody," Anthony said.

Frank Isola of the New York Daily News first reported in June that Melo wasn't pleased with the selection of Porzingis.

Anthony never said anything of the sort publicly, but the perception was that he may have felt the 7'3" forward was too much of a project.

Shortly after Porzingis became a member of the Knicks, though, Anthony insisted there was no "drama" and called Porzingis a "steal" on Instagram, according to Matt Moore of

Carmelo's assessment has been right on thus far, as Porzingis is currently averaging 13.6 points and 8.4 reboun ...

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