But his performance wouldn’t have looked so swell if it weren’t for a late uncalled travel that could’ve turned the game for Portland.
Porzingis got away with travelling with 15.3 seconds left, according to the NBA’s Last Two Minute Report:
Porzingis (NYK) moves his pivot foot.
Instead of a Knicks turnover, Porzingis passed to Derrick Rose, who hit a dagger jumper that put New York up four with 6.8 seconds left.
That left the Trail Blazers to force a 3-pointer in desperation rather than playing their final possession down two with a realistic chance to win or tie the game.