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NBA rookies dance, take selfies, hit trick shots at premiere photo shoot

New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis is at the Panini America NBA rookie photo shoot today, where they were nice enough to put up a backdrop for him to ghost shots past.

Meanwhile, former Wisconsin players Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker are keeping things lighthearted. Here they are posing together:

Kaminsky wore a Snapchat beach towel to the rookie shoot, because why not:

The rookies at the photo shoot are also answering questions on Reddit at r/NBA, and we've already learned some interesting things. Rakeem Christmas has been the star:

Rakeem 1

He was also asked why he's wearing the number 25:

Rakeem 2

Makes sense.

Frank Kaminsky has also provided some surprises:

Okay, maybe not that surprising, but at least we're getting some good selfies today. Isn't that right, Kelly Oubre?

We're also getting some nice teamwork dunks from D'Angelo Russell and Anthony Brown.

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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson didn't want to be left out, so he did arguably the worst whip of all time.

And here's Karl Towns recreating the most painful trophy pose for a photo:

The @mntimberwolves Number 1 pick @karltowns with "The Big O" pose! #NBARooks

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Oh hey, Towns can dunk, too. Not bad for a 7-foot, 250-pound big man:

And a gang of former Kentucky players taking advantage of the NBA's super cool and apparently very popular photo prop:

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