On Friday, New York Knicks big man Enes Kanter made a little kid's day. Kanter is fresh off of accepting his player option for the upcoming year that will pay him more than $17 million.
The two were locked in a battle of knockout, a game commonly played among the youth (are we dating ourselves here?). Also called lightning, knockout challenges players to make a basket from the free throw line before their opponent.
Kanter suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of someone half his size.
Check it out.
Now time for the debate. Did Kanter allow the kid to beat him? Or did the kid actually take down an NBA player at a game of basketball skill?
Kanter is a solid free-throw shooter for a big man. The former No. 3 overall pick shoots 78-percent from the stripe - and nearly shot 85-percent during his first season with the Knicks.
The best part of this is the group of kids mobbing the one who took Kanter down.