After coming back from his two-game absence on account of a knee harm, Kristaps Porzingis had his second-worst scoring recreation on Thursday night, although his teammates picked him up within the Knicks’ 102-93 win over the Celtics.
“The sport didn’t come to me,” stated Porzingis, who completed with one level. “I attempted to make some passes. I did the proper factor lots of occasions however I missed just a few of my photographs. We bought the win. That’s what I’m pleased about.”
In one in all his worst taking pictures performances (Zero-for-11 from the ground), Porzingis thought it wasn’t rust from sitting for almost per week, however that it was simply an off evening.
“It didn’t really feel dangerous,” he stated. “Pregame taking pictures felt good. It felt good as I let go. It was a kind of nights that nothing goes in.”
Even with the Latvian ahead’s struggles, his teammates stored encouraging him.
“I discuss to him and say shoot it once more, you miss I get the rebound, move it to him and also you shoot it once more,” stated Knicks middle Enes Kanter. “There isn’t any participant on earth that performs 82 video games good. He had his ups and downs however he helped us so much on the defensive finish; he’s positive.”
“(Porzingis) isn’t anxious about that, it’s only one recreation; he’s human,” added Courtney Lee.
The Knicks will head to Detroit to face the Pistons on Friday night earlier than enjoying the 76ers on Christmas.
“This recreation goes to offer me additional motivation to come back the following recreation and have a a lot better recreation,” Porzingis stated.