Friday, June 26, 2015

Knicks top draft pick brings young fan to tears (VIDEO)

Most New York Knicks fans in attendance at the Barclays Center on Thursday night were pretty vocal when their team picked 19-year-old Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis with the No. 4 draft pick.

The pick triggered loud, long boos from their fans, but one young Knicks fan took it extremely hard.

Porzingis, a 7-foot-1 forward is widely considered the biggest gamble at his position of the 2015 NBA draft — although one with huge potential.

But man, do those memories of another foreign big man, Frederic Weis, still linger.

“Lot of fans weren’t happy they drafted me,” Porzingis said. “I have to do everything in my hands to turn those booing fans into clapping fans.”

Look at it this way kid, at least you still have plenty of years ahead of you to see it happen.

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