TEAM: Washington Wizards
Height/Weight: 7′ 3″, 240 lbs
Date of Birth: 8/2/1995 (26)
DRAFT INFO: 2015: Rd 1, Pk 4 (NY)
EXPERIENCE: 4th Season
PLACE of BIRTH: Liepaja, Latvia
Washington Wizards: 2021-CURRENT (1 SEASON)
Dallas Mavericks: 2019-2021* (3 SEASONS)
New York Knicks: 2015-2018 (3 SEASONS)
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.
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.