“Respect? No, I never had respect to anybody on a basketball court…I heard about, ‘If they smell blood, you get eaten.’ I’m not like that. I don’t care. Whether it’s a veteran or a young player standing in front of me I always have the same goal. I want to run over everybody.” — recently said to Sportando by the cockiest NBA draft prospect in YEARS: the Orlando Magic’s Mario Hezonja (drafted 5th overall). The same Mario Hezonja who windmill dunked on a team with 1 second left in the game, up by 19 points.

These aren’t just fighting words he uttered — he’s already hit a game-winning buzzer-beater in his first NBA game ever vs. the Clippers (on July 4th in the Orlando Summer League)…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GdqH4Ot8qk

is already out here KILLING people trying to block his dunks…

and is also hilariously missing left-and-right trying to posterize everyone…

As we’ve learned by now with the likes of the J.R. Smiths, Nick Youngs, and Russell Westbrooks in the league: embracing a roller coaster of emotions = the prerequisite to living the #SuperMarioLife.

Remember the name, because Mario sure as hell is not going to let you forget it….