kristaps porzingis



TEAM: Washington Wizards


Height/Weight: 7′ 3″, 240 lbs

Date of Birth: 8/2/1995 (26)

DRAFT INFO: 2015: Rd 1, Pk 4 (NY)

STATUS: Day-To-Day

EXPERIENCE: 4th Season

PLACE of BIRTH: Liepaja, Latvia

Career History

Washington Wizards: 2021-CURRENT (1 SEASON)

Dallas Mavericks: 2019-2021* (3 SEASONS)

New York Knicks: 2015-2018 (3 SEASONS)

Career Highlights

All-Rookie 1st Team (2016)

Kristaps Porziņģis (Latvian pronunciation: [ˈkris.taps ˈpuɔr.ziɲ.ɟis) is a Latvian professional basketball player, currently playing for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He can play both the power forward and center positions. He is also one of the tallest active players in the NBA, standing at 7 feet 3 inches (2.21 m) tall.

Porziis, who was born in Liepaja, began his professional career in 2012 with Sevilla in the Euro League. Porziis climbed fast through the team’s younger ranks, eventually becoming the senior team’s face in 2013. He went on to win the Euro Cup Basketball Rising Star title in 2015, becoming the youngest recipient of the award at the age of 18. He declared for the NBA draught the next summer, and the New York Knicks selected him fourth overall.

Porziis was regarded as the Knicks’ potential cornerstone in New York, but he was transferred to the Dallas Mavericks in 2019 amid disagreements with the front staff. Porziis’ time in Dallas was marred by injury, and he was traded to the Washington Wizards in 2022.

Professional career

Sevilla (2012–2015)

2012–13: Rookie season

2014–15: EuroCup Rising Star

New York Knicks (2015–2019)

2016–18: Rise to stardom

2018–19: Injury and recovery

Dallas Mavericks (2019–2022)

2019–20: Playoff debut

2020–21: Playoff fallout

Washington Wizards (2022–present)


Q: How much is Porzingis salary?

A: as of 2021, the salary of Porzingis is 32 Million US Dollars.

Q: How many 3s does Porzingis average per game?

A: Porzingis is averaging 1.8 3-pointers per game.

Q: How tall is kristaps porzingis?

A: kristaps porzingis is one of the tallest active players in the NBA, standing at 7 feet 3 inches (2.21 m) tall.

Q: Where is Kristoff Porzingis from?

A: Porziis is from Liepaja, a small town in Latvia.

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