No one is safe from getting dunked on in the Rising Stars Challenge, not even noted basketball unicorn Kristaps Porzingis.
The Knicks rookie finished with 30 points, which tied a game-high, on 12-of-16 shooting. But it was Team USA and Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker who had the last laugh. During the World team’s late comeback attempt, Parker caught an inbound pass and slammed it over the 7'3" Porzingis, who went up for a block.
Parker scored 12 points on 6-of-10 shooting and Team USA came away with a 157–154 win.
Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine earned MVP honors with 30 points.