Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia

Sports 05/12/19, 23:26

The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia.After video showed the 7-foot-3 forward with a bloody forehead, the Mavericks said Sunday: "It is our understanding that Kristaps was jumped and assaulted outside of a club," without providing further details.Video of ...

Euro swap for Mavs: Porzingis joins Doncic as Dirk moves on

Sports 04/11/19, 19:33

Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are the Euro stars of the future for the Dallas Mavericks now that Dirk Nowitzki has retired after a record 21 seasons with the same franchise.The rookie sensation from Slovenia and the 7-foot-3 Latvian didn't get to play together in the two months after Dallas ...

Wright trumps Dirk dunk to lift Grizzlies past Mavs 122-112

Basketball 04/05/19, 21:53

Delon Wright set career highs with 26 points and 14 assists in his first triple-double after Dirk Nowitzki's first dunk of the season opened the scoring in what could be his second-to-last home game for Dallas, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Mavericks 122-112 on Friday night.Nowitzki, playing a record ...

Attorney: NBA star Kristaps Porzingis is accused of rape

Basketball 03/30/19, 21:42

An attorney for Kristaps Porzingis acknowledges that a woman has accused the NBA star of rape, but "unequivocally" denies the allegation.Lawyer Roland Riopelle (RYE'-oh-pell) said Saturday that the claim against the Dallas Maverick was part of an extortion attempt that is being investigated by the FBI.Citing unidentified law enforcement officials, ...

Update: Mavs’ Luka Doncic picks an international ‘Fab 5’

Basketball 02/15/19, 11:12

The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):11:10 a.m.Dallas rookie Luka Doncic said if he had to pick any five current international players to beat an American team of All-Stars the list would include Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, Dallas' Kristaps Porzingis, Denver's Nikola Jokic, Miami's Goran Dragic and — he ...

Mavericks top Hornets 99-93 as Dallas deals Barnes to Kings

Basketball 02/06/19, 23:07

Luka Doncic scored 19 points in his third triple-double, Dorian Finney-Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the new-look Dallas Mavericks made another move by trading Harrison Barnes while beating the Charlotte Hornets 99-93 on Wednesday night.Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 12 points in his Dallas debut after the blockbuster ...

Forbes says Knicks most valuable NBA team, worth $4B

Basketball 02/06/19, 12:47

The New York Knicks are worth $4 billion, making them the most valuable NBA team for the fourth straight year, according to Forbes . That's despite having the worst record among the league's 30 teams.In its annual rankings, Forbes said the Knicks' value increased 11 percent from last year because ...

Porzingis won’t play for Mavs now; Cuban has long-term view

Basketball 02/04/19, 18:37

Kristaps Porzingis won't play for the Mavericks this season while continuing his recovery from a knee injury after Dallas acquired the 2018 All-Star in a blockbuster trade with the New York Knicks.Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Monday he envisions Porzingis forming a Euro star pairing with 19-year-old rookie Luka Doncic ...

Rookie Doncic scores 35 as Mavericks top Cavaliers 111-98

Basketball 02/02/19, 22:07

Rookie Luka Doncic matched his season high with 35 points and did a little bit of everything for Dallas, and Harrison Barnes scored 13 in the fourth quarter to lead the undermanned Mavericks to a 111-98 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.With a contingent of fans waving Slovenian ...

Irving gets cheers and a win at MSG as Celtics beat Knicks

Basketball 02/01/19, 21:58

Kyrie Irving had 23 points, 10 rebounds and six assists before a Madison Square Garden crowd eager to start the free agent wooing five months early, and the Boston Celtics beat New York 113-99 on Friday night in the Knicks' first game since trading Kristaps Porzingis.The trade to Dallas gave ...

Risk or reward: Knicks eye free agency after Porzingis trade

Sports 02/01/19, 14:57

The New York Knicks traded away one star for the chance to sign two.If it works, and Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving bring the playoffs back to New York, it will have been the deal that finally got the Knicks moving toward the top after years of running in place.But ...

Pistons edge short-handed Mavericks 93-89

Basketball 01/31/19, 21:41

Andre Drummond had 24 points and 20 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons rallied from a nine-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the short-handed Dallas Mavericks 93-89 on Thursday night.Before the game, the Mavericks traded Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan and Wesley Matthews to the New York Knicks in ...

sources: Knicks agree to trade Porzingis to Dallas

Basketball 01/31/19, 16:41

People with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that the New York Knicks have agreed to trade Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks, parting with their young All-Star forward as he recovers from a torn knee ligament.The Knicks would acquire guard Dennis Smith Jr. and center DeAndre Jordan ...

Porzingis’ torn ACL healing, next evaluation in February

Basketball 12/21/18, 16:51

Kristaps Porzingis' left knee is getting better, though it could be at least two months before he plays again.Team President Steve Mills said Friday the team is pleased with Porzingis' recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament ACL, and another round of testing scheduled for mid-February could clarify his timeline ...

Porzingis rehabbing conservatively, unsure when he’ll return

Basketball 09/24/18, 15:48

Kristaps Porzingis is a one-of-a-kind player, a 7-foot-3 package strong enough to pound in the paint but with plenty of speed and shooting to play on the perimeter.That's ideal for the basketball court.Not so much for rehabbing a serious knee injury.Porzingis said Monday his size has necessitated a slow recovery ...

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