For one night, Kristaps Porzingis became a bigger tourist attraction than Cirque du Soleil, David Copperfield and the Hoover Dam.
Embiid, the third overall pick in the 2014 N.B.A. draft, and the Philadelphia 76ers have determined that he will have a second operation on his right foot, this time a bone graft.
Porzingis, the 7-foot-1 Latvian forward who was booed when he was selected by the Knicks in the N.B.A. draft, gave fans a glimpse of his upside during a summer league win over the Spurs.
Joel Embiid may not make his N.B.A. debut until 2016, if at all.