Bankero meets Anthony and Durant.
Paolo Bankero had an interview with ‘Rookie Wire’ on the 23rd (Korean time). Bankero mentioned Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony at this spot.
Entering the NBA with the first overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, Bankero averaged 19.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists this season, establishing himself as the Orlando Magic’s present and future. Accordingly, he showed off his skills by participating in the Rising Star Match and Skill Challenge this All-Star Week.
In addition, he had a busy All-Star Week participating in various events. Then, a meaningful moment came to Bankero. It was a meeting with Anthony and Durant, whom I always regarded as my idols. Bankero said he listened to them for advice.
“I spent a lot of time talking to Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant,” Bankero said. did.
He added, “Anthony and Durant’s advice has been a great help to my mindset. The fact that I am listening to their advice was surprising.”
Anthony and Durant are the NBA’s leading scorers and forwards. Anthony finished ninth on the NBA’s all-time scoring list with 28,289 points. Durant also engraved his name on the 14th place in the rankings with 26,684 points.안전놀이터
They believe that Bankero will also be reborn as a player representing the NBA.
“Anthony and Durant believe that I will be able to reach the top one day,” Bankero said. .
Meanwhile, Bankero’s team, Orlando, is in 13th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 24 wins and 35 losses as of the 23rd. However, they are only four games behind the 10th-place Toronto Raptors. In other words, Orlando has the possibility of advancing to the play-in tournament and playoffs.
It remains to be seen if Bankero, who received advice from Anthony and Durant, will be able to create a turnaround in Orlando’s second half.