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

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

Kristaps Porzingis Wants To Improve Defense To Also Play Center
Kurt Rambis would like Kristaps Porzingis to be capable of playing center for when the Knicks go small.

Marc BermanNew York Post

Kristaps Porzingis: I Wouldn't Want To Lose Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony has been mentioned in trade rumors as the Knicks are in-between trying to contend around him and rebuilding around Kristaps Porzingis.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis Considered Untouchable Ahead Of Deadline
Carmelo Anthony has a full no-trade clause in his contract while the Knicks are building around Kristaps Porzingis.

Justin Tasch/New York Daily News

Durant: Kristaps Porzingis 'Like A Unicorn'
Kevin Durant says the combination of size and skill of Kristaps Porzingis makes him a unicorn.

Royce Young/ESPN

Stephen Curry No. 1 On Jersey Sales List, Kristaps Porzingis No. 4
The Warriors once again emerged as the top-selling team, followed by the Bulls at No. 2, the Cavaliers at No. 3, the Lakers at No. 4 and the Knicks at No. 5.

RealGM Staff Report

Kristaps Porzingis, Karl-Anthony Towns Named Rookies Of The Month
Kristaps Porzingis and Karl-Anthony Towns also won the award for November.

RealGM Staff Report

76ers Weren't Permitted To Interview Kristaps Porzinigs During Predraft Process
Sam Hinkie wasn't permitted to interview Kristaps Porzingis during his predraft workout in Las Vegas.

Keith Pompey/Philadelphia Inquirer

Kristaps Porzingis Doesn't Believe He's Hit Rookie Wall
Kristaps Porzingis has a PER of 12.1 over his past five games.

Justin Tasch/New York Daily News

Kristaps Porzingis Signs Endorsement Deal With BodyArmor
Rob Gronkowski, Sydney Leroux and Mike Trout also endorse BodyArmor.

Richard Morgan/New York Post

Cuban: Mavericks Would Have Traded Up For Porzingis In 'A Heartbeat'
Mark Cuban says the Mavericks would have traded up to select Kristaps Porzingis if possible.

Marc Berman/New York Post

Celtics Tried To Use Hornets' No. 9 Pick To Trade Up With Knicks To No. 4
The Celtics were targeting Justise Winslow at No. 4, just as they were at No. 9.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

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