When the Knicks selected Kristaps Porzingis in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft, many of the team’s fans booed. Jordan, 11, was taped crying when the selection was made and he became a social media sensation.
Thursday at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn., Jordan – also known as the “The Crying Knicks Fan” visits NBA Tonight. Like many Knicks fans, Jordan is now a fan of controversial first-round draft pick Kristaps Porzingis – who has become a rookie standout. Host Cassidy Hubbarth and analyst P.J. Carlesimo interviewed Jordan, 11, for a segment and their opening skit that aired on that night’s episode.