New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has given every basketball fan in and around Manhattan a reason to smile. Only 54 games into his career, the 20-year-old sensation is already arguably the best thing to happen to that franchise in well over a decade, and his popularity rises by the minute.
Case in point: One lucky Knicks fan is about to marry a woman who totally gets why Porzingis is so special, and she decided to let it her love fly with this amazing Valentine’s Day card (via @kirst1389):
Good call. Porzingis is amazing, the NBA’s most pleasant surprise in one of its largest markets. He’s averaging 13.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, shooting 34.9 percent behind the three-point line. And, um, if you weren’t aware, he’s also 7’3":
But Porzingis’ relationship with New York City was anything but love at first sight:
Things started on a rocky road, but it barely took two months for everyone in the world to realize how awesome Porzingis already is. He’s a basketball unicorn, and nothing says "I Love You!" like a card with his face on the front.