Kristaps Porzingis FC  #6

Current Team: New York Knicks

Born: Aug 2, 1995 (21 years old)

Birthplace: Liepaja, Liepaja (Latvia)

Nationality: Latvia

Height: 7-3 (221cm)     Weight: 240 (109kg)

Hand: Right

Twitter: @kporzee

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kporzee

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (New York Knicks)

Free Agent: TO-2018; RFA-2019

Current Agent: Andy Miller

Draft Entry: 2015 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2014 Early Entrant (Withdrew), 2015 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 4, New York Knicks

Pre-Draft Team: Real Betis Energia Plus (Spain)

Kristaps Porzingis News

Knicks Seeking 3rd Pick, Brooklyn 2018 1st, Brown, Crowder From Celtics For Porzingis
The Celtics, at this point, are unwilling to meet Phil Jackson's asking price.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Knicks Have 'So Far' Yet To Find Team To Meet Trade Price On Kristaps Porzingis
The Knicks are attempting to trade into the top-4 of the draft.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Rosen: Kristaps Porzingis 'Susceptible To Injuries, But General Attitude Most Troubling'
Charley Rosen, who is widely believed to be the NBA reporter with the closest relationship to Phil Jackson, wrote a detailed piece in the wake of the Knicks entertaining trade offers for Kristaps Porzingis.

Charley Rosen/FanRag

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers, Suns, Kings Thunder Have Discussed Kristaps Porzingis Trade
Phil Jackson expressed in an MSG interview that he's still disappointed Kristaps Porzingis skipping his exit meeting.

Ian Begley, Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Knicks Would Like Top-4 Pick, Established Starter If They Trade Kristaps Porzingis
The Knicks are motivated to trade into the top-4 of the draft and Josh Jackson is believed to be their target.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Celtics Interested In Trading For Kristaps Porzingis
The Knicks are said to be high on Josh Jackson in the draft and the Celtics own the third overall pick.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Phil Jackson Doesn't Consider Kristaps Porzingis Untouchable
Phil Jackson hasn't ruled out the possibility of the Knicks trading away Kristaps Porzingis.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Knicks Decide Against Renew Contract Of Josh Longstaff
Josh Longstaff had formed a strong connection with multiple current players, most notably Kristaps Porzingis.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Kristaps Porzingis Wants To Remain With Knicks
Kristaps Porzingis would wait to become a free agent if traded by the Knicks to a new team.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Kristaps Porzingis Says He Was Hacked With Clippers' Tweet
A tweet was published from Kristaps Porzingis' account that read "LA Clippers" with three smiley-face emojis.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Knicks Received Mulitple Trade Calls On Kristaps Porzingis
Kristaps Porzingis did not appear to meet with management at the end of the Knicks' regular season to show his frustration with the direction of the franchise.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Kristaps Porzingis Declines To Comment On Why He Skipped Exit Meeting
Kristaps Porzingis was asked on Monday if he sees himself with the Knicks after his rookie contract expires.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Kristaps Porzingis Wants To Remain With Knicks, Doesn't Explain Skipped Meeting
Kristaps Porzingis will leave for Latvia this week without meeting with Phil Jackson but said it is not a signal he doesn't want to remain with the Knicks.

Marc Berman/New York Post

Kristaps Porzingis Taking Extended Trip To Latvia As Frustrations Grow
Kristaps Porzingis' "growing disillusionment" is further complicating the Knicks' plans to rebuild around him, beginning with a trade of Carmelo Anthony.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Kristaps Porzingis Skips Exit Meetings With Knicks
Perceiving the dysfunction and drama surrounding the Knicks led Kristaps Porzingis to skip his exit meetings with management.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Kristaps Porzingis Prefers Knicks Keep Carmelo Anthony
Kristaps Porzingis is 0-8 in his career when Carmelo Anthony doesn't play at all and 0-3 when Anthony is ejected.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Knicks Considering Starting Kristaps Porzingis At Center
Moving Kristaps Porzingis to center would send Joakim Noah to the second unit and move Carmelo Anthony to power forward.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Kristaps Porzingis Sits With Sore Achilles
Kristaps Porzingis missed Saturday's loss at the Rockets with a sore left Achilles.

Calvin Watkins/ESPN

Lakers Challenged Kristaps Porzingis' Physicality During Pre-Draft Workout
Byron Scott kidded Lakers' staffers that he better get an extension on his contract if the Lakers decided to draft Kristaps Porzingis and wait for him to grow.

Kevin Ding/Bleacher Report

Kristaps Porzingis Not Worried If Knicks Are His Team Or Carmelo's
Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 21.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists this season with a PER of 22.0.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Kristaps Porzingis Signs Multi-Year Deal With Adidas
Kristaps Porzingis has signed a multi-year deal with Adidas worth between $3 million and $6 million annually depending on bonuses.

Nick DePaula/The Vertical

Kristaps Porzingis Has Gained Just One Pound Since Eve Of Rookie Season
Kristaps Porzingis said he now weighs 238 pounds compared to 237 at the beginning of his rookie season.

Chris Herring/Wall Street Journal

Kristaps Porzingis Working On Improving Post Game
The Knicks plan on continuing to run the triangle this season.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Karl-Anthony Towns Unanimously Wins 2016 NBA Rookie Of The Year
Karl-Anthony Towns was the unanimous winner while Kristaps Porzingis received 117 out of 130 second place votes.

RealGM Staff Report

Kristaps Porzingis Won't Play For Latvia In Olympic Qualifying
The Knicks will retain more control over the training and conditioning of Kristaps Porzingis this summer.

Seth Rosenthal/Posting & Toasting

Woj: Porzingis Is An Exception When It Comes To Attracting Free Agents
The Knicks are hoping the combination of cap space and the foundational pieces of Kristaps Porzingis and Carmelo Anthony will allow them to become major factors in free agency.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Kristaps Porzingis To Undergo MRI On Shoulder
Kristaps Porzingis injured the shoulder when he blocked an Alonzo Gee block attempt on Monday.

Al Iannazzone/Newsday

Kristaps Porzingis Hopes Carmelo Anthony Remains With Knicks
Kristaps Porzingis said both the Knicks and himself personally need Carmelo Anthony to remain with the franchise.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Kristaps Porzingis Never Knew What March Madness Was About
Kristaps Porzingis received college recruitment interest from Division II schools via Facebook.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Kurt Rambis Interested In Playing Kristaps Porzingis At Small Forward
Teams typically look to use players with the skill set of Kristaps Porzingis at center due to how much space it requires defenses to cover.

Chris Herring/Wall Street Journal

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