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On Monday night, the Boston Celtics won the NBA championship by defeating the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the Finals.

The team held its parade with the city of Boston (on Friday).

Kristaps Porzingis posted a post on X about head coach Joe Mazzulla that received over 9,000 likes and 240,000 impressions in less than two hours.

About Celtics on NBC Sports Boston: β€œMazzulla and KP are hyped πŸ”₯

Check out the Mazzulla throwback photo on KP's boat πŸ˜‚”

Porzingis replied: β€œMazzulla is 🐐. πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œβ˜˜οΈβ˜˜οΈβ˜˜οΈβ˜˜οΈβ˜˜οΈβ€œ

Porzingis was traded to the Celtics in the 2023 offseason.

He was an incredible addition, finishing the regular season averaging 20.1 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 51.6% from the field and 37.5% from three-point range in 57 games.

June 17, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis (left) and forward Jayson Tatum (right) celebrate in the locker room after winning the 2024 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks at TD Garden. Mandatory Photo Credit: Elsa/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

June 17, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis (left) and forward Jayson Tatum (right) celebrate in the locker room after winning the 2024 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks at TD Garden. Mandatory photo credit: Elsa/Poolfoto-USA TODAY Sports / Poolfoto-USA TODAY Sports

Despite missing a lot of time in the playoffs, Porzingis had an outstanding performance in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

He finished the game with 20 points, six rebounds and two blocks, shooting 8/13 from the field and 2/4 from three-point range in just 21 minutes of play.

Porzingis was selected fourth overall by the New York Knicks in the 2015 NBA Draft.

In addition to Boston and New York, he also played for the Dallas Mavericks and the Washington Wizards for nine seasons.

His career averages are 19.7 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.8 blocks per game while shooting 45.9% from the field and 36.1% from three-point range in 459 games.

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