Kristaps Porziņģis Stats, Height, Weight, Position,

Kristaps Porziņģis is a professional basketball player who was born on August 2, 1995, in Latvia and he now plays for the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is tall and can play the positions of power forward and center. Born in Liepāja, Porziņģis made his pro debut with Sevilla in 2012. Porziņģis quickly progressed through the junior ranks of the team to become the figurehead of the senior team by 2013. Consequently, in 2015, he won the EuroCup Basketball Rising Star award aged 19 years old and became the youngest ever to receive the award. The next summer, he declared for the NBA draft and was picked number four by the New York Knicks.

Porziņģis was seen as one of the Knicks’ potential foundations in New York and was chosen as an All-Star in 2018. However, contradictions with the front office drove Porziņģis to be traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 2019. He’s healed more wounds and gotten some playing time in Washington, but not feeling comfortable, he got traded to Boston in 2023, as some people in the Wizards’ front office wanted to redesign the team. He won the NBA Finals in 2024 after joining the Celtics too.

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Kristaps Porziņģis Biography and Draft Status

Kristaps Porziņģis a professional football player he was selected by the New York Knicks, in 1st round (4th pick, 4th overall), in 2015. If talk about the position of the player then he plays Power Forward and Center and shoots: Right 7-2, 240lb (218cm, 108kg). His height is 7 ft and his weight is 109 kg.

Kristaps PorziņģisTwitter: kporzee Instagram: kporzee
PositionPower Forward and Center ▪ Shoots: Right7-2, 240lb (218cm, 108kg)
TeamBoston Celtics
BornAugust 2, 1995 (Age: 28-323d) in Liepaja
DraftNew York Knicks, 1st round (4th pick, 4th overall), 2015 NBA Draft
NBA DebutOctober 28, 2015
Experience8 years
Height7 ft 2 in (2.18 m)
Weight109 kg

Player Profile

Porziņģis has been compared to Dirk Nowitzki, both have been prepared in Europe before entering the NBA. Both Porziņģis and Nowitzki are seven-foot-plus players who are comfortable anywhere on the front line and can both shoot from the outside. Porziņģis, like the position he potentially plays. The pair has also played in Europe before coming to the NBA. Kevin Durant nicknamed the Latvia-born player “unicorn” in his debut season due to his uncommon talent. During that month, Porziņģis recorded a median of 19 shot attempts in a game for the Knicks, the highest ever recorded by a player of his caliber (Ralph Sampson and Yao Ming being the only players taller than 7 ft 2 in to average 15 field goal attempts per game). With his remarkable height and quick conversion, Porziņģis can score over most defenders making him among few unique players at the beginning in the NBA(119). Lately, younger “unicorns” such as Victor Wembanyama and Chet Holmgren have joined the league whose playing style is likened to Porziņģis.


Professional Profile

On July 31, 2019, Dallas acquired Kristaps Porzingis in an amazing seven-player deal with New York. Moreover, The 7-3, 240-pound Porzingis was chosen by the New York Knickerbockers as the fourth person to be picked in the NBA draft held in 2015, having begun his basketball career while playing abroad for Cajasol Seville in Spain. In the first instance, and about the Knicks, he was involved in the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2015-16, clinching second behind Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns in the race for the Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Award. At 21 years old during the 2016-17 season, Porzingis became one of three players in NBA history 22 years old or younger to make 100-plus 3-pointers and block 100-plus shots in a season (Dirk Nowitzki, 2000-01; Karl-Anthony Towns, 2016-17 and 2017-18). He was named an All-Star in 2018 but did not play due to injury.

Twice in his career, Kristaps Porzingis has been awarded Player of the Week honors (Eastern Conference POW, Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2017; Western Conference POW, Feb. 24 to Walk 1, 2020). He attained the milestone of being the fastest player in NBA history with over 400 three-pointers and 400 blocks during the 2019-20 season (233 games). He also became one of five players in league history to record 4,000 points, 1,500 rebounds, 400 3-point field goals, and 400 blocks before his 25th birthday (LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tracy McGrady, Towns). Porzingis previously compiled the only two games with 35 points, 10 boards, five rejections, and five triples in NBA history. (37 points, 11 rebounds, five blocks, and five 3s vs. the L.A. Lakers on Dec. 12, 2017; 38 points, 13 boards, five blocks, and six 3s at Minnesota on March 1, 2020).

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Last 5 Games Summary

2024-06-17BOSDALW 106-8852.18
2024-06-09BOSDALW 105-981211.212
2024-06-06BOSDALW 107-892016.613
2024-04-29BOSDALW 102-8874.49
2024-04-27BOSDALW 104-841817.812

Kristaps Porzingis’s Net Worth

Kristaps Porzingis' Net Worth 

Kristaps Porzingisnet worth in 2024 is $30 million. Porzingis plays in the center position at the Boston Celtics team that will participate in the 2024 NBA finals; besides he made it to the NBA all-star team as well as the all-rookie first team.


Q1. How tall is Porzingis?

Kristaps Porziņģis is a Latvian basketball player who is currently performing excellently for the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA). His height is 7 ft. 2 in. (2.18 m) and he goes by the names “The Unicorn” and “Tingus Pingus” while playing as a power forward as well as center.

Q2. How much does Kristaps Porzingis average?

In 459 games during 8 seasons, which include the Mavericks and Knicks, Kristaps Porzingis has been able to score an average of 19.7 points and 7.9 rebounds.

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