Kristaps Porzingis RUMORS & NEWS

  • What Would It Cost The Pelicans If They Wanted Kristaps Porzingis?

    NBA Analysis "While it seems like he has been in the NBA forever, Kristaps Porzingis is only 26-years-old and is about to enter his 7th year in the NBA during the 2021-22 season. However, this will only be the 6th year Porzingis will be playing in the league, as he sat out the entire 2018-19 season due to..." September 15

  • Could A Kristaps Porzingis For Ben Simmons Trade Make Sense For Mavs And Sixers?

    NBA Analysis "The Philadelphia 76ers are going to look a lot different when the 2021-22 NBA season begins than they did at the end of the 2020-21 season when they were eliminated from the second round of the playoffs by the Atlanta Hawks. That is because Ben Simmons is not going to be with the..." September 14

  • Is Kristaps Porzingis The Celtics Missing Piece?

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks have been looking for a trade partner to unload Kristaps Porzingis on for a few months now. Rumors going back to the NBA Trade Deadline about the Mavericks shopping the Latvian big man, and they have not quieted down since. Dallas tried to do a swap with the..." September 14

  • The Dallas Mavericks Potential Starting Lineup: Luka Doncic And Kristaps Porzingis Have To Prove It Can Work

    Fadeaway World "After two straight seasons of ending in the first round, the Dallas Mavericks bring back a similar group that looks to get over the hump. The Mavericks made just two acquisitions this offseason with Reggie Bullock headlining the free agency class. Based on their moves, it appears that the..." September 14

  • Mavs’ Kristaps Porzingis gives Lakers’ Carmelo Anthony the ultimate respect

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis shared a touching tribute for Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony, whom he idolized and used to play with when they were still with the New York Knicks. On Instagram, Porzingis recalled how he was inspired by the now..." September 13

  • Could Pelicans make shocking trade for Mavs’ Kristaps Porzingis?

    NBA Analysis "This offseason has been a peculiar one for the New Orleans Pelicans. Their first big move of the offseason was a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies in which their goal seemed to be to clear as much cap space as possible. Could another deal could be on the horizon, possibly with the Dallas..." September 09

  • Could We See A Kristaps Porzingis To Sacramento Trade Soon?

    NBA Analysis "The last time the Sacramento Kings were in the playoffs, Nintendo had just released the Wii gaming console, Disney had just released the movie Cars, and the iPhone was just in the developmental stages of testing by Apple. The Kings have not been in the playoffs for 15 years now, and with the..." September 08

  • This Three-Team Blockbuster Trade Involves CJ McCollum, Myles Turner, Kristaps Porzingis

    NBA Analysis "This NBA offseason has been a mess for the Portland Trail Blazers with no shortage of trade rumors hanging over their heads. While Damian Lillard has not requested a trade, this season almost seems like his own “Last Dance” with Portland unless they make some big changes to their..." September 02

  • The Wizards Should Go All-In For Kristaps Porzingis

    NBA Analysis "The NBA offseason is well underway and there are still many big-name players at the forefront of the conversation. This includes Kristaps Porzingis of the Dallas Mavericks. He will continue to be brought up in trade rumors until Dallas makes a decision. Until then, teams like the Washington..." September 02

  • 3 Teams Who Should Monitor Potential Kristaps Porzingis Trade

    NBA Analysis "One of the big named players that have been mentioned in trade rumors at points this NBA offseason was Kristaps Porzingis. The former All-Star did not like the role he was playing with Dallas Mavericks and some of the same issues he had with the New York Knicks were popping up..." September 01

  • This Mavericks-Warriors Trade Is Centered Around Kristaps Porzingis

    NBA Analysis "Knicks fans cried in misery when he was drafted 4th overall in 2015, but Kristaps Porzingis turned out to be a really solid player for New York… only for 2.5 seasons though. In just his third season in the league, Porzingis was the star of the Knicks and was named to the NBA All-Star..." August 29

  • 3 NBA Stars Who Could Be Involved In Next Blockbuster Trade

    NBA Analysis "The 2021 NBA offseason is winding down with plenty of action in free agency and the draft. The draft class is one of the deeper ones in recent memory, as multiple players with first-round grades slipped into the second round, providing teams with a ton of depth. Meanwhile, a variety of key..." August 29

  • Mavs vet Tim Hardaway Jr’s bold Knicks prediction for Kristaps Porzingis

    Clutch Points "According to Hardaway, he is confident that KP will come out with a vengeance in 2021-22 as he looks to retake his All-Star form during his time in New York. “Being his teammate probably longer anybody on the roster, I know KP,” Hardaway Jr. said, via Grant Afseth of..." August 27

  • Luka Doncic approves of Kristaps Porzingis’ ‘lab work’

    Clutch Points "If recent news are any indication, it looks like the Dallas Mavericks are going to run it back with Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis as their core. Luka, for his part, doesn’t seem to have any problem with it. In fact, he might be looking forward to playing..." August 24

  • Jason Kidd on Latvia visit with Kristaps Porzingis

    Dallas Morning News "Two weeks ago, Jason Kidd was part of a Mavericks leadership contingent that traveled to Luka Doncic’s hometown of Ljubljana, Slovenia, to considerable fanfare. After all, the group went to personally present a $207 million contract extension to Doncic. And the ensuing news..." August 23

  • Here’s the best potential trade destination for Mavs’ Kristaps Porzingis

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks have to figure out what to do with Kristaps Porzingis. All of the positivity surrounding his acquisition from the New York Knicks is now gone, as things have not panned out as the organization had hoped. Since then, he’s found himself mention in a few NBA trade..." August 16

  • 3 teams best positioned to trade for Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks entered this offseason for the second consecutive NBA season after suffering a loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers. Dallas lost in seven games in the first round, as Luka Doncic did everything he could to get the Mavericks into the second round of the..." August 10

  • 3 teams who could still pursue trade for Kristaps Porzingis

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks were on top of the world when they acquired Kristaps Porzingis from the New York Knicks two years ago. People around the NBA believed that Dallas had swindled New York out of their All-Star big man and that the Mavericks would have the next best duo in the league with..." August 07

  • This Mavericks-Nets trade is centered on Kristaps Porzingis to Brooklyn

    NBA Analysis "The Brooklyn Nets entered the postseason as the favorites to win an NBA Championship but there were some extreme circumstances. Brooklyn dealt with some injuries and ran into a team that put it all together at the right time. Now, the so-called super team is home and focused on the..." July 30

  • 3 potential Kristaps Porzingis trade destinations we’d like to see

    NBA Analysis "Two years ago when the Dallas Mavericks acquired former NBA All-Star Kristaps Porzingis from the New York Knicks, they thought they had just pulled off a heist. The Knicks, notorious for getting swindled in trades, just gave up on their franchise cornerstone before his rookie contract..." July 23

  • Could The Pelicans Be Players In The Kristaps Porzingis Sweepstakes?

    NBA Analysis "Everyone and their relatives know that a trade involving Kristaps Porzingis is on the horizon this NBA offseason for the Dallas Mavericks. Dallas was eliminated in the first year of the playoffs for the second straight year by the Los Angeles Clippers and Porzingis has failed to mesh..." July 21

  • 5 ideal Kristaps Porzingis trade scenarios from the Dallas Mavericks

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Mavericks big man Kristaps Porzingis will more than likely be traded this summer. Rumors persisted leading up to the March 25 NBA trade deadline that he’d be moved. This has only intensified following a brutal performance from Porzingis in..." July 19

  • Could The Kings Give Kristaps Porzingis The Fresh Start He Needs?

    NBA Analysis "Kristaps Porzingis is going to be an interesting storyline once again this NBA offseason. This is not the first time that he has been featured in a blockbuster deal. Porzingis requested a trade out of New York and was quickly sent away. There are talks that this might happen again with the..." July 19

  • 4 players Dallas Mavericks could target in Kristaps Porzingis trade

    NBA Analysis "  The Dallas Mavericks had high hopes when they acquired Kristaps Porzingis from the New York Knicks in 2019. They figured they had their franchise foundation set for the foreseeable future with him and Luka Doncic and be NBA title contenders for years to come. Fast forward to..." July 17

  • Mark Cuban thinks Kristaps Porzingis has been ‘unfairly’ criticized

    Larry Brown Sports "While his stance on other mythical creatures is unclear, Mark Cuban still very much believes in The Unicorn. The Dallas Mavericks owner spoke with reporters this week and defended big man Kristaps Porzingis, who received heavy criticism amid the team’s first-round playoff exit..." July 15

  • Best and worst trade destinations for Kristaps Porzingis this offseason

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks experienced deja vu this season, losing to the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the playoffs for the second consecutive NBA season.  Amid reports of a power struggle in Dallas, Rick Carlisle elected to part ways with the franchise.  July 14

  • 3 perfect trade destinations for Dallas Mavericks’ Kristaps Porzingis

    NBA Analysis "When the Dallas Mavericks acquired Kristaps Porzingis from the New York Knicks, many people thought they easily won the trade. New York had just surrendered their only NBA All-Star building block for Wesley Matthews, DeAndre Jordan, Dennis Smith Jr. and two future first round draft..." July 10

  • Los Angeles Lakers Should Avoid Trading For Kristaps Porzingis And Ben Simmons

    Fadeaway World "Kristaps Porzingis is an enigma for the Dallas Mavericks. After a somewhat successful individual season, the nation saw a Mavericks team barely be able to coexist with Porzingis and Luka Doncic on the floor. With the amount of money owed to Porzingis for the next three seasons ($100 million),..." July 03

  • Luka Doncic Wasn't Happy About Kristaps Porzingis Going To An L.A Strip Club

    The Sports Rush "Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic was not pleased when Kristaps Porzingis violated league protocols and visited a strip club in LA The Dallas Mavericks are in the middle of some pretty big changes. They recently parted ways with their GM Donnie Nelson and hired Nike Executive Nico..." June 28

  • Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis don’t like each other

    Pro Basketball Talk "Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis have “dustups” then compared them to Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry: “If you remember, when we first got Jet, Dirk was not a fan. Dirk did not like him.” Porzingis said..." June 27

  • This Mavericks-Nets trade proposal features Kristaps Porzingis to Brooklyn

    NBA Analysis "The Brooklyn Nets entered the postseason as the favorites to win an NBA Championship but there were some extreme circumstances. Brooklyn dealt with some injuries and ran into a team that put it all together at the right time. Now, the so-called super team is home and focused on the..." June 25

  • A Kemba Walker - Kristaps Porzingis Swap Could Happen Next Season

    Fadeaway World "Kristaps Porzingis is a solid big man who didn't have the best of playoff runs this season. He is still a capable player despite that: it isn't often that you find 7'3 player that can shoot the ball as Porzingis can, and there is some potential that he has a bounceback year next..." June 19

  • Kristaps Porzingis appears to respond to critics with social media post

    Larry Brown Sports "Kristaps Porzingis seems to have a message for all those who piled on him this season. The Dallas Mavericks big man took to Instagram on Saturday to write a message that appeared to be addressed to his haters. “Going into this offseason with a chip on my shoulder and..." June 13

  • Chicago Bulls Among Favorites to Land Kristaps Porzingis

    Heavy "With the Chicago Bulls watching the postseason play out from home once again, there’s an increased pressure for the team to make big moves this offseason. They did so at the trade deadline, acquiring All-Star big man Nikola Vucevic from the Orlando Magic. June 10

  • Does Kristaps Porzingis trade make sense for Wizards?

    Forty Eight Minutes "The Wizards’ front office is proud of how the team bounced back from an abysmal start to reach the postseason but they are far from satisfied. The goal heading into the offseason will be to find ways to upgrade the team to title contention. “Honestly, we need to be a much..." June 09

  • Miami Heat Lands Kristaps Porzingis In This Proposed Trade

    Heavy "Following the Miami Heat‘s quick elimination from the 2020-21 NBA playoffs, the franchise’s focus is now figuring out how to rebuild during free agency this summer. While multiple reports link the Heat to possibly obtaining big names such as Kyle Lowry,..." June 08

  • Mavs give clarity on Kristaps Porzingis situation

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks bowed out in the first round of the playoffs after taking a 2-0 lead against the Los Angeles Clippers. While it was a disappointing end to the season, it was clear. The Mavs need to find superstar Luka Doncic some more help. Read..." June 08

  • The Proof That Kristaps Porzingis And Luka Doncic's Chemistry Is Not Good On The Court

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis have struggled to find their touch sharing the court. The Dallas Mavericks assembled this duo to compete in the Finals, but things haven't clicked for them so far. After the Mavs succumbed to the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the..." June 08

  • If Boston Celtics want to move contracts, Dallas Mavericks could be a potential suitor with Kristaps Porzingis

    Mass Live "More teams knocked out of the first round means more opportunities for the Celtics, who are in a similar position. Plenty of teams vying for a deep playoff run came up short this season, pushing them into intriguing offseasons that could decide the fate of their future. That includes..." June 07

  • Kristaps Porzingis is reportedly frustrated over role amid trade rumors

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Mavericks could make huge changes this summer following another first-round exit. With NBA trade rumors swirling, it seems Kristaps Porzingis is more than open to whatever comes. Following the Mavericks’ Game 7 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, Porzingis was cryptic..." June 07

  • Tim Hardaway Sr.’s bold claim on Mavs’ Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr. trade

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks engaged in a massive blockbuster trade that sent big man Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr. to Dallas in exchange for Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews, and a pair of first-rounders. At the time, it felt as if the..." June 06

  • Kevin O'Connor Blasts Kristaps Porzingis

    Fadeaway World "The Dallas Mavericks have played pretty well through 6 games of the playoffs so far. In their hard-fought, highly competitive series against the Clippers, they are showing some real heart and fight. And while Luka Doncic has been amazing thus far, the team might be in even better..." June 05

  • Kristaps Porzingis and Mavs defense equally culpable for poor showing in Game 3 loss to Clippers

    The Athletic "Had the result been different, Friday’s Game 3 would have been a crowning achievement on every level: of the Mavericks’ unexpected success against the favored Clippers, of Luka Doncic’s brilliance setting yet another postseason career-high, of the effectiveness and..." May 29

  • Kristaps Porzingis fined $50K for violating protocols with recent club visit

    The Score "The NBA fined Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis $50,000 for breaking COVID-19 protocols after he recently went to a club, president of league operations Byron Spruell announced Tuesday. The league prohibits players from going into "any bar,..." May 25

  • Can Luka Doncic & Kristaps Porzingis thrive together for Mavericks?

    The Athletic "Had you been invited to last year’s NBA bubble in Orlando, you frequently would have witnessed Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis lounging together near their hotel pool on a leisurely off day, sometimes with teammates and often with White Claws or mixed drinks nearby...." May 20

  • Mavs have big Kristaps Porzingis plans after gauging market at trade deadline

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks reportedly gauged interest in Kristaps Porzingis at the trade deadline. While the Mavs could explore trade options again in the offseason, Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer reports the ultimate goal is to find a center to pair with Porzingis..." May 18

  • How New York Knicks responded to Kristaps Porzingis' trade request

    The Athletic "Former Knicks coach David Fizdale tried to convince Kristaps Porzingis to stay with the team after he requested a trade in early 2019, Fizdale says in the latest episode of the podcast "Shattered: Hope, Heartbreak and the New York Knicks." Read More- May 18

  • Mavericks' Kristaps Porzingis: Good to go Wednesday

    CBS Sports "Porzingis (knee) is available Wednesday against the Pelicans, Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News reports. The 25-year-old was considered questionable for Wednesday's contest, and he'll play after sitting out the front half of the back-to-back set Tuesday. " May 12

  • Kristaps Porzingis responds to Mark Cuban claim of issues with Luka Doncic

    Real GM Basketball "Kristaps Porzingis disputed a recent assertion from Mark Cuban that he and Luka Doncic may have issues off the court. "I've never had any problems with my teammates off the court," said Porzingis. "I've always gotten along very well with them. I don't know..." May 11

  • Mavs Hope Kristaps Porzingis Can Return On Wednesday

    Hoops Rumors "Mavericks big man Kristaps Porzingis will remain sidelined for Tuesday’s game in Memphis, but the team hopes he’ll be available to make his return at home on Wednesday vs. the Pelicans, head coach Rick Carlisle said today. As Brad Townsend of..." May 10