Kristaps Porzingis Has Turned the Putback Dunk into an Art Form

January 29th, 2016 by Michael Whitlow Leave a reply »

Kristaps Porzingis is just 47 games into his NBA career with the New York Knicks, and he already has a signature move.

No, it's not his version of the "Dream Shake" made famous by former Houston Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon, although Porzingis is quite good on the blocks for a 20-year-old rookie.

Porzingis has already won over the Madison Square Garden faithful by impersonating a Boeing 747 airplane and soaring over anybody in his path to throwing down a putback dunk.

The most recent example? A one-handed smash over Serge Ibaka in a double-overtime thriller three days ago.

Ibaka hasn't been the only one that's found himself on a poster this season. In November, Porzingis put the entire Toronto Raptors starting five on one poster.

The Milwaukee Bucks felt the wrath of Porzingis earlier this season as well after the Latvian star grabbed a miss on a free throw to keep a possession alive and then ended it as emphatically as one could.

Nobody's safe around the rim with Porzingis in the game.

Porzingis' dunks have become so ...

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