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The New York Knicks have plans to build their franchise around power forward Kristaps Porzingis, but not everyone is thrilled about his recent play.
Porzingis left Sunday's preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets due to a sore hip, but MSG broadcasters Alan Hahn and Wally Szczerbiak were more interested in the big man's poor plus-minus than his injury. The two were caught on a hot mic sharply criticizing the 22-year-old rising star during a commercial break.
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"The other thing you could do is just kill Porzingis for being minus-20 in 16 minutes," Hahn said to Szczerbiak, according to a video posted to Twitter. "Dude, like come on, man. You’re a star. This is what you're doing? You're just out there? [He's got] a lot to learn."
"Minus-20 — for him, he should never let his team...," Szczerbiak responded before the feed returned to a commercial.
Hahn - Szczerbiak - Comments - Segment - Broadcast
It seemed as though Hahn and Szczerbiak made the comments while planning out the next segment of the broadcast, Szczerbiak made a point about Porzingis' plus-minus...
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