In case you missed it, New York Knicks center Enes Kanter and Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James have some beef now, and Kanter wants to fight LeBron. Kanter made a comment about LeBron calling himself King (or Queen, or Princess or whatever), and James responded with the following Instagram post, calling himself the “King of New York:
"You're welcome….? of NY" pic.twitter.com/PSFoZSNMGy
— Def Pen Hoops (@DefPenHoops) November 14, 2017
Kanter responded, saying that 22-year-old star Kristaps Porzingis is the real King of New York.
Enes Kanter on LeBron James’ “King of New York” reference on Instagram: “We already have a king. It’s Kristaps Porzingis.”
— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) November 14, 2017
All of this started during the Cavs’ 104-101 comeback win over the Knicks in NYC on Monday night. James finished the game with 23 points, nine rebounds and 12 assists, while Kanter finished with 20 points, 16 rebounds and four assists.
The real King of New York, Porzingis, scored 20 points and snared seven rebounds in the matchup.
After that game, the Knicks sit at sixth in the East with a 7-6 record, while the Cavs are ninth with a 7-7 record.