Kristaps Porzingis has not been shy about using social media for courting rituals, and this time around it sure seems like the interest is requited. As TBL alum Rob Perez has been exhaustively documenting on Twitter — perhaps with the not-so ulterior motive of tagging along on a double-date — Instagram-famous Jen Selter is sending signs in return.
It began last week when it was noticed that Porzingis started following Selter, and liked one of her posts. Then, Selter used a unicorn emoji this past weekend in an Instagram entry (which shows up on mobile, but not my desktop) and liked a couple of Porzingis’s photos on the platform:
On Tuesday, Selter attended Knicks-Lakers at MSG, where Porzingis scored 37 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in a victory. Retweets don’t always equal endorsements, but Selter seemed to be in favor of Perez’s idea that the Knicks give her season tickets to ensure that their star is always sufficiently motivated:
It feels like this saga is to be continued.