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Kristaps Porzingis Appears On “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

The New York Knicks star was a guest on Thursday’s “Tonight Show.” Take a look!

Kristaps Porzingis on Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Update: New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis appeared on Thursday night’s edition of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Making his debut on the program, Porzingis joined host Jimmy Fallon for an interview.

Video highlights from the interview follow (available following the west coast broadcast). Photos from Thursday’s “Tonight Show” taping are also embedded.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0780 — Pictured: (l-r) Athlete Kristaps Porzingis with host Jimmy Fallon during an interview on November 30, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0780 — Pictured: (l-r) Athlete Kristaps Porzingis with host Jimmy Fallon during an interview on November 30, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0780 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Kumail Nanjiani with host Jimmy Fallon during an interview on November 30, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0780 — Pictured: Musical Guest Miguel performs “Skywalker” on November 30, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0780 — Pictured: Musical Guest Miguel performs “Skywalker” on November 30, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0780 — Pictured: Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson on November 30, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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NBC’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” tapes at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

Thursday’s episode features a visit from a local sports star.

New York Knicks standout Kristaps Porzingis joins host Jimmy Fallon for an interview on the episode.

The appearance marks Porzingis’ “Tonight Show” debut.

Taped earlier in the day, the episode also features appearances by Kumail Nanjiani and Miguel. Nanjiani participates in an interview, while Miguel performs his single “Sky Walker.”

The episode airs following Thursday Night Football and late local news coverage (NBC estimates the start time at around 12:05AM ET).

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