WATCH: TyTy Washington with the ankle breaker and stare down

Rockets rookie TyTy Washington, drafted at No. 29 overall in the 2022 first round out of Kentucky, is beginning his career as the starting point guard for ’s G League affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Vipers. And he’s already making quite an impression.

In Monday’s road game against the Capitanes, dropped Mexico City big man Bruno Caboclo — formerly a member of the Rockets — to the ground with an epic ankle breaker before drilling a 3-pointer. It reminded many on social media of the legendary crossover performed by James Harden on Clippers guard Wesley Johnson during the former’s 2017-18 MVP season with Houston.

has quite a ways to go to reach those lofty heights, but he is off to a good start in the G League. In Monday’s game, Washington scored 27 points on 10-of-17 shooting (58.8%) and 3-of-8 on 3-pointers (37.5%) while also recording 5 rebounds, 4 assists, no turnovers and leading his team to a road victory.