Watch New York’s lottery pick get his shot blocked into oblivion
Every rookie has his “Welcome to the NBA!” moment, a harsh baptism by fire where embarrassing things go down.
Here's that experience for New York Knicks' rookie Kristaps Porzingis:
Porzingis has a bright future ahead, but in this game he scored just six points on 11 shots. It was rough.
Elsewhere, Charlotte Hornets' forward Cody Zeller isn't known as one of the NBA's premier shot blockers, but if he continues to make plays like this, he soon will be.