Porzingis?? Not so much.
Busta is a huuuuge NY Knicks fan -- and says the combination of D-Rose and 'Melo is a major step in the right direction for his beloved squad.
But when we brought the other star on the team -- Kristaps Porzingis -- Mr. Rhymes didn't seem too enthused about the Latvian sensation.
"Carmelo and Derrick Rose ... and I'll vouch for that. I ain't vouching for nothing else."
Check out the clip -- Busta isn't ready to predict a championship yet ... but he loves where the team is headed.