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Highly Touted NBA Rookie Gets Smashed On [VIDEO]

New York Knicks’ rookie Kristaps Porzingis might be the best player of the freshman NBA class, but that didn’t stop him from getting dunked on Wednesday night against the Miami Heat.

Heat forward Hassan Whiteside caught the ally-oop pass from Dwayne Wade, and threw down the hammer against the Latvian born rookie. (RELATED: Watch Dwyane Wade Throw Down Incredible Ally-Oop From Half-Court [VIDEO])

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Porzingis deserves credit for attempting to make a play on defense, but he had absolutely no chance of stopping that dunk. He might be an NBA superstar in the making, but every NBA rookie goes through some growing pains. (VIDEO: Rapper Has Great Advice For How NBA Players Can Avoid Getting Shot In Strip Clubs)

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