Whether you think Kristaps Porzingis was playing in the shadow of or alongside Carmelo Anthony, he is clearly now the leading man in an underdog story just steps from Broadway. In what felt like a nearly full rebuild in New York, the Knicks are off to a surprising start and Porzingis is at the center of it.

In this week's Sports Illustrated, Ben Golliver wrote about KP's impact on this Knicks team, the NBA and his potential going forward. Porzingis' unique nickname, The Unicorn, matches his unique abilities on the court.

Check out our segment with Ben Golliver on Big Board Sports: