On June 25, 2015, the New York Knicks took a step in the right direction when the organization selected Kristaps Porzingis with the fourth overall pick in that year's draft. At the time, no one knew what New York was really getting in the 20-year-old from Latvia, so when NBA commissioner Adam Silver said his name, Porzingis was showered with the same reception every single Knicks pick receives: boos. Then, there was this one young fan in the Barclays Center crowd who was so overcome with disappointment—welcome to the club, kid—that he started to shed tears.
However, it didn't take long for Porzingis to endear himself to all Knicks fans, including that young kid named Jordan, who met KP, and appeared to have a change of heart about the team's 2015 first-round pick. Now, that Jordan is in good spirits, it's time for Kristaps to make him pay for ever doubting him!
While at Porzingis's basketball camp, the two faced each other in a game of 1-and-1, and the Knicks star forward didn't take it easy on the 10-year-old. After delivering a rather gentle block on Jordan, KP tried drilling a shot from downtown in his grill to show off the range on his jumper, but missed the attempt. When Jordan got the ball back, Kristaps swatted the hell out of his shot, and followed that up by throwing down a monstrous dunk on him.
Maybe they're even now.
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