It's opening night and New York Knicks superstar Julius Randle isn't kidding around with an epic 22-point half against the Boston Celtics. The reigning Most Improved Player had the entire Madison Square Garden rocking as Randle exploded for 22 of the Knicks' 54 total points in their first 24 minutes of the 2021-2022 NBA season.

Randle was absolutely locked in. After spearheading a late second-quarter run for the Knicks to keep the game close, the 26-year-old had some NSFW words to tell everyone in the building who hadn't recognized his stardom:

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After an incredible '20-21 campaign, the All-Star is looking to continue building the momentum for the Knicks after he led the franchise to their first postseason trip in eight seasons last year. Despite an early exit in the opening round of the playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks, Randle and the rest of the Knicks outdid themselves last season but they know that they shouldn't rest on their laurels and stay aggressive and hungry.

In his time in the league, Randle has proven that he's not just a scorer but a winner. And, with the Knicks heavily relying on him once again this season, look for the former 7th overall pick to dictate the pace for New York as they try to make another playoff rin this season.