Kristaps Porzingis Shows He Can Hit Stephen Curry's Signature 'Tunnel Shot'

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistMarch 15, 2016


Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has turned a pregame shot from the tunnel into a signature move, but as it turns out, he's not the only one with that kind of range.

New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis can knock it down as well.

As the Knicks prepared for a game against the Warriors at Oracle Arena on Wednesday, Porzingis decided to give the tunnel shot a try during Tuesday's shootaround. As if it was his ritual, the New York forward drained the shot.

Here's a look at the master of the tunnel shot:

Update from Wednesday, March 16

Curry has seen video of Porzingis' shot and talked about it Wednesday. Per ESPN's Ethan Strauss, the 2014-15 NBA MVP joked that he wasn't impressed because the 7'3" big man has a longer wingspan: 

When Curry heard that it was reportedly Porzingis' first attempt at the shot, he couldn't help but admit that he was impressed.

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[Marc J. Spears, NBA]