Wednesday January 27th, 2016

Kristaps Porzingis already has a signature move.

The New York Knicks rookie threw down another putback slam Tuesday night, the latest highlight of his rookie season. 

Porzingis has previously used the move to success on the likes of LaMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Love, soaring in for an offensive rebound and dunk in one swift motion. Tuesday, Porzingis victimized Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, who was caught flat footed on the defensive glass.

From Sports Illustrated: Lee Jenkins on ‘The rise of Kristaps Porzingis’

Porzingis finished with 15 points and five rebounds in a 128–122 overtime loss to Oklahoma City.

Kevin Durant scored a season-high 44 points with 14 rebounds in the win, which improved the Thunder to 34–13. New York fell to 22–25 and 0–5 without Carmelo Anthony.



Porzingis’s highlight dunk comes after Durant called the rookie a basketball ‘unicorn’ for his unique talents earlier Tuesday.

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