Enes Canter Center kissed the Nix's logo at the Madison Square Garden Court when he enrolled in the game on Wednesday night in New York, and later he said it was done to thank fans for their support on time of his last race. just wanted to show my love, "said Canter, who had not played in the last four games of Nix. "It is obvious that in court and out of court I have had a very hard time in the last three weeks with questions from Turkey and basketball questions, the support they showed meant a lot to me, I wanted to give a little back
Canter entered the game in the middle in the third quarter after a strong contingent of fans chanted "We want Canter" with New York with two-digit numbers
He waved the crowd in and let go of it. "That was so much pressure," said Canter "I just wanted to go there and show the fans some of the love. Of course I did not play so many games, so I was nervous. "
Earlier this month, Knicks coach David Fizdale told Kanter that the team would play young clubs like Mitchell Robinson and Luc Kornet in front of him. "Canter was a voice for his disappointment with the downfall and mentioned the possibility of being traded or redeemed from New York in the near future.
The insecure future of Canter is part of the cause, di he decided to kiss the court on Wednesday evening.
"I planned this for a long time. I just waited to come back, "said Canter, who finished with five points, two rebounds and help in nine minutes of Dallas's 114-90 loss," You never know how long I will play here. I was so happy to have come in just to show my fans love for maybe, I do not know, one last time. I have no idea. "
Fizdale said his bad performance – and not the fans' chants – made him address Kanter." It's the right fan to do what they want. But at that time … we just did not play very good basketball, "said Physdale. – Honestly, I told him face to face I would. Any chance to close it and try to help the team will do it.
The teams talked to New York about potential dealings for the center before the trading deadline on February 7, sources said. Adrian Vojnarovski, of ESPN, reported earlier this month that Sacramento Kings and Nix have talked about a trade involving Kanter and Zac Randolph as an exchange of expiring contracts. sources said. If Nix can not find a deal that suits them, the club and the Canter could agree to buy, which will allow Canter to sign with the team of his choice.
The 26-year-old once again explained on Wednesday that he would have preferred to stay in the team if he was in rotation.
"If they know the love of New York, they would retire from my shirt in my heart," said Canter to the fans, "I have no problem with this organization, I have no problem with these players, teammates, coaches or the city. From the first day I love the city. "