By: Nick Gibson / @euro_adventures

BARCELONA — In prison movies, when a freshly incarcerated inmate wants respect, he drops his tray, strolls up to the baddest dude in the cafeteria and knocks him in the jaw.

Real Madrid’s Nikola Mirotic picked out one of the biggest, baddest dudes in Euroleague and dunked on him.

The 220-pound Montenegran let out a yell as he threw the ball through the net and off the head of 350-pound Sofoklis Schortsanitis. Mirotic landed, shot a searing gaze at Big Sofo and yelled once more as he backpedaled toward halfcourt. By the time he crossed that line, any lingering notions that Mirotic was “soft” had all but evaporated.

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