Kristaps Porzingis is 20 years old, has spent less than a year in the United States, and is already one of basketball’s most recognizable faces.
The Knicks rookie has taken the NBA by storm, averaging 13.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks in 64 games this year, almost single-handedly restoring hope to a fan base that has not experienced a championship since Michael Jordan was in fourth grade.
Since Porzingis spent most of his life in Latvia and out of the American eye, there are probably a lot of things you don’t know about him. What shoes does he wear? What jerseys did he own as a kid? What was he for Halloween this year? To fill you in on those subjects and more, here are 25 Things You Didn’t Know About Kristaps Porzingis.