Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis Has Historic Night

By Staff  |  11/22/2015

Kristaps Porzingis

It's Kristaps Porzingis mania in NYC, as the rookie continues putting on solid performances, including a historic night over the weekend.

On Saturday, the 20-year-old recorded 24 points, 14 rebounds and seven blocks in the Knicks' win over the Rockets in Houston -- becoming just the fifth rookie in the past 20 seasons to post at least 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks in the same game, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Porzingis is the only rookie besides Tim Duncan, Pau Gasol, Lamar Odom and Dean Garrett to post those numbers in the past 20 seasons.

Also, due to Porzingis' production, the Knicks have won four straight for the first time since the final four games of the 2013-14 season. Also, New York (8-6) hasn't been over .500 this late in the season since 2012-13, according to ESPN.