The impressive young talent Lauri Markkanen tells us how he fell in love with the game of basketball and what it feels like to have achieved the dream of a lifetime: playing in the NBA. Even though, when he was 5-6 years old, he told his brother he would become a NBA star, he is still incredulous. “It was always a dream, but I still don’t realize I am playing here”. The Finnish 7-footer’s first game in the temple of basketball, Madison Square Garden, is a huge success: he seals the Chicago Bulls’ victory in double overtime with career-high 33-points. Watch our interview!

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