This has no doubt been a joyous occasion for the Twittersphere, who like to draw analogies between the two players. Indeed, as sharpshooting big men they do share some similarities.
But there is also a gap of 17 years between them, which means some of those similarities end when it comes to athleticism.
Video surfaced this weekend of Porzingis and Nowitzki playing in a game of HORSE that didn’t go so well for Nowitzki.
Sure, sure, you weren’t loose. Better luck next time, Dirk.