Porzingis: We need to help Anthony

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Kristaps Porzingis feels that the New York Knicks should be doing more to support Carmelo Anthony as he has been carrying the team single-handedly this season.

Anthony is averaging 21.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game and while Porzingis himself has been solid throughout the season, the rookie believes that he and the rest of his team-mates need to shoulder more responsibility rather than passing it off to Anthony.

Anthony has expressed his frustrations about the situation throughout the season and Porzingis admitted that he feels guilty about not doing more to help the 31-year-old.

“He’s trying to be the guy for us,” Porzingis told Sports Illustrated. “He is the leader, he’s trying to be a real leader to us and I think he’s been doing a great job. I kind of feel bad because we need to step up and we need to help him more.

“He’s trying to do everything for us: score, rebound, play defense, he’s been doing it all for us. So I think it’s in our hands to step up and play at his level.”