It seems like every Knicks game features at least one jaw-dropping play thanks to Kristaps Porzingis. That was again the case on Monday night, when the Knicks ran a gorgeous fast break that ended with Porzingis getting up and throwing down against Oklahoma City.
Carmelo Anthony ripped the ball straight out of Jerami Grant’s hands. He started dribbling up court before he saw Joakim Noah wide open in front of him. Melo threw a bullet to Noah, who immediately turned his head, saw both Thunder defenders near him were ignoring Porzingis, and tossed up a lob that Three 6 Latvia finished with ease.
That wasn’t the first time we saw the Noah-to-Porzingis connection against the Thunder. Earlier in the game, Noah got the ball at the top of the key. Porzingis faked out Domantas Sabonis, Noah saw that Porzingis had a clear path to the rim, and this happened:
Noah has always been a really good passer for a center, and now that he is starting to build up a rapport with Porzingis, the Knicks may produce a few more all-frontcourt highlights this year.