The legend of Kristaps Porzingis continues to grow in New York

The Latvian only joined the team last summer

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Despite being booed by New York fans when drafted by the Knicks earlier in June, Kristaps Porzingis has quickly become the star attraction at Madison Square Garden.

The Latvian 20-year-old had lit up the NBA in recent weeks as he tries to help re-build the Knicks into Championship contenders. Last night, against the Sacramento Kings, Porzingis scored 13 points as his side lost 99-97.

He is a star in attack and defence, and with blocks like this it is easy to see why the Knicks fans love him.

In a basketball cathedral, such as Madison Square Garden it's fitting that within six months of being booed by the fans, they now travel to Manhattan in hope of watching the Power Forward thrive.