Why Kristaps Porzingis will carry the Boston Celtics into the postseason

There has been plenty of debate on whether Jaylen Brown or Jayson Tatum have been the most important player for the Boston Celtics this season. But no player improves their ceiling more than star big man Kristaps Porzingis so far this season.

He may be a recent arrival, but the Latvian center has been helping the Celtics steamroll opponents like he has been with the ball club for years now. And his chemistry with Brown in particular has helped power Boston to the league’s No. 1 record and a commanding grip on the Eastern Conference’s top spot more than halfway through the season.

Can KP do the same for the Celtics in the 2024 postseason?

The hosts of the popular ESPN “NBA Countdown” show recently weighed in on Porzingis’ postseason import. Check it out above!

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Story originally appeared on Celtics Wire