When the New York Knicks selected Kristaps Porzingis with the 4th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft they received a ton of scrutiny from analyst as well as the die hard New York Knicks fan base. The reason for the negativity was all due to the fact that in the eyes of NBA fans, Kristpas was an unknown. Nobody could accurately predict how the 20 year old Latvian would adjust to the physicality of the NBA game, claiming that he would be too skinny to make an initial impact. But Porzingis has been making believers of us all with his aggressive play since game one of his NBA rookie season. Making statements with each monster put back slam he throws down but do not for a second think he is just a dunker. Porzingis is a highly skilled big man with exceptional versatility which allows him to be effective from all spots on the floor. Exactly what he showed last night against the Charlotte Hornets as he exploded for a career high 29 points to go along with 11 rebounds. Still don’t believe in Porzingis the GOAT? Take a look at the highlights believe and your mind just might change!
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