Mindaugas Kuzminskas wasn't exactly well-known among NBA experts prior to his signing with the New York Knicks. One thing was certain, however: He was not a citizen of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. That country no longer exists.
Unfortunately, somebody forgot to inform the Knicks' official website. So Kuzminskas took it upon himself to update his new organization:
";)" indeed, Big Kuz! It's nice to see the guy has a sense of humor, as well as a love of caricatures.
Does it look like me:)? pic.twitter.com/dI85VTcu8F— Mindaugas Kuzminskas (@MKuzminskas) July 13, 2016
Another Knick who descends from a former SSR, Kristaps Porzingis, paid respects to retiring legend Tim Duncan:
He also asked his followers for help find a good Latvian hip hop radio station:
Kāds zina vai ir kāds LV hip hopa radio?— Kristaps Porzingis (@kporzee) July 12, 2016
People gave him a few suggestions. I hope you're good now, Kristaps!
Sasha Vujacic retweeted this, because the dude knows what's up:
Brandon Jennings posted some workout footage with Carmelo Anthony because he too knows what's up:
Fear not, Justin Holiday: Serena did in fact win:
Hold on. So Serena didn't win?— Justin Holiday (@JustHolla7) July 14, 2016
Finally, I already posted this photo, but nobody's gonna stop me from posting it again!