Kristaps Porzingis has proven himself to be a rising star in the NBA, and he soared down the lane for a putback dunk on Tuesday night.
The New York Knicks are vastly improved from last year's pathetic team, but they still have a long way to go. These are five ways they can get better in the second half of the 2015-16 season.
We all remember draft night and the vicious boos that Kristaps Porzingis heard from New York Knicks fans. Well, Porzingis has been nothing short of phenomenal thus far for New York, and is as polished as anyone could have hoped he would be at the young age of 20. Porzingis' epic put-back dunk against the Oklahoma City Thunder this evening proves how athletic and aware on the court he truly is.
When you think of Robin Lopez, stone cold enforcer usually isn't the first thing that comes to mind. Well, this evening against the Los Angeles Clippers, Lopez lost his mind on Chris Paul, and earned himself an ejection.
After being injured for a better part of the first half of the season, Utah Jazz C Rudy Gobert is beginning to play at a high level once again, especially on nights when Derrick Favors is out of the lineup. Tonight, Gobert is making highlight reels around the globe, as the Frenchman emphatically rejected Carmelo Anthony's wimpy dunk attempt in the world's most famous arena, Madison Square Garden.
The New York Knicks got a pleasant surprise from the play of Kristaps Porzingis this season, and their grade for the 2015-16 campaign reflects this.
The New York Knicks are a fun team to watch this year.
The New York Knicks haven't had many disappointments this season, but if there was a single player who stands out as one, it would be Kevin Seraphin.
Kristaps Porzingis is playing as well as any other rookie this season. His two-way prowess was evident on this series against Milwaukee on Sunday.
At the halfway point of the 2015-16 NBA season, Kristaps Porzingis is the most pleasant surprise for the New York Knicks.