Oh yes, young Kristaps Porzingis, you go ahead and BURN Draymond Green and let him love it. #Knicks pic.twitter.com/n502s9WxOa
— Elite Sports NY (@EliteSportsNY) March 5, 2017
New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis has had a nemesis in Warriors All-Star Draymond Green. On Sunday, the Unicorn got a little revenge.
Draymond Green has been a nightmare matchup throughout the first two seasons of New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis‘ career, has been a nightmare matchup for the 7’3″ Latvian.
Green’s small stature quick hands combined with Porzingis’ dribble having to travel a long way off the ground makes Green an extremely poor matchup for Porzingis. In three career games against Green has been dominated in this matchup.
But it seems as if Porzingis has finally found out how to deal with Green, and it all started out with this crossover.
After a slow start, Porzingis finished the first half with 13 points, well above his average against Green.
Can the Knicks’s young star continue his play into the second half? We will find out shortly.
The Knicks need this win.