Robin Lopez suits up as Thor, takes kids on super NYC mission (PHOTOS)

Robin Lopez: Just your friendly neighborhood NBA center/superhero. 

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New York Knicks center Robin Lopez loves himself some comic books, and Friday, he threw some love Marvel’s way.

Just let the picture speak for itself:

Though doesn’t New York already have a Thor in its local sports scene with the Mets’ Noah Syndergaard? Is the Big Apple big enough for two norse gods? 

By the hammer of Thor, we think it is. Especially since Lopez dressed up to take a bunch of super kids on a superhero mission as part of the Garden of Dreams foundation.

The mission took the crew to the top of the Empire State Building, where they successfully located the opening-night basketball:  

And were rewarded with Knicks tickets and a picturesque skyline view:

Yep. Pretty super all around.  

 

 

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