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2021-22 Wizards player evaluations: Kristaps Porzingis can put up numbers, but his chemistry with Beal will be even more essential next season

Kristaps Porzingis was traded to the Washington Wizards at the trade deadline from the Dallas Mavericks last February in exchange for Spencer Dinwiddie, Davis Bertans and a future second round draft pick. Today, we will review his season. Stats. Since Porzingis played most of the 2021-22 NBA season with the...
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Kristaps Porzingis is ‘with the girl’ after impressive post-trade run with Wizards

Wizards star Kristaps Porzingis has his offseason priorities in order. The 7-foot-3 Latvian took to Instagram on Thursday to share cozy photos with girlfriend Laura Vizla at Casa Malca, a luxury hotel in Tulum. “Con la nena,” Porzingis wrote in his caption, which translates to “with the girl.” https://www.instagram.com/p/CcVpcBir8pi The photos appear to have been taken late last month as Vizla shared similar snaps on Instagram on March 31. The couple is pictured cozied up on a couch, while another photo shows the pair kissing in front of a piece of art by Lio Malca, a New York-based art collector and...
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Kristaps Porzingis Says He's at About 60 to 65 Percent of His Potential

Porzingis says he’s at about 60 to 65 percent of his potential originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. For all the Wizards expected of and learned about their big trade deadline acquisition, there still remains so much unknown about what the future holds. Kristaps Porzingis played 17 games in...
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Kristaps Porzingis weighs in on Wizards' PG search

WASHINGTON -- When considering the current projected 2022-23 roster for the Wizards, in a hypothetical that includes Bradley Beal choosing to re-sign, one thing stands out to big man Kristaps Porzingis right away. "I would say that's a playoff team," he said. If Beal comes back, the Wizards would have...
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Kristaps Porzingis Among Wizards Out Vs. Knicks on Friday Night

Kristaps Porzingis will not play for the Wizards on Friday night (knee maintenance). The big man has suited up in just 17 games since the February trade that brought him to Washington. Kyle Kuzma will miss the contest vs. the Knicks with left knee tendinitis. It’s possible that Kuzma’s season...
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Wizards' Kristaps Porzingis: Won't play Friday

Porzingis has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Knicks due to right knee injury maintenance. Porzingis has appeared in 14 straight contests and averaged 22.7 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.5 blocks in 28.9 minutes per game during that stretch. In his absence, Daniel Gafford, Thomas Bryant and Vernon Carey are all candidates for increased roles.
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Kristaps Porzingis Lauds Corey Kispert's Continued Development

Porzingis’ analysis of Kispert bodes well for Wizards’ future originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. After Bradley Beal and Kyle Kuzma went down and it became increasingly likely the Wizards would miss the playoffs, developing their young talent became one of their priorities. So far, they’ve succeeded.
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Wizards' Kristaps Porzingis: Monster double-double in loss

Porzingis recorded 26 points (8-16 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 6-7 FT), 18 rebounds, four assists, two blocks and one steal over 32 minutes during Wednesday's 118-103 loss to the Hawks. Porzingis scored at least 25 points for the 13th time and grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds en route to his 15th double-double of the campaign. Since being acquired by the Wizards ahead of the trade deadline, the Latvian sharpshooter has averaged 22.1 points, 8.8 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.5 blocks in 28.1 minutes across 17 contests. He'll look to maintain his strong play during the final two games of the regular season -- Friday vs. Knicks and Sunday at Charlotte.
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Wizards' Kristaps Porzingis: Superb effort in Tuesday's win

Porzingis accumulated 25 points (11-17 FG, 3-5 3Pt), eight rebounds, one assist and one block over 27 minutes during Tuesday's 132-114 victory over Minnesota. Porzingis once again led the Wizards offensively with a fine overall performance. It was the forward's third time reaching the 24-point mark since last Wednesday, and his eight rebounds were good enough for second on the team. Porzingis is averaging 25.3 points over his last four matchups.
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Wizards' Kristaps Porzingis: Inefficient in loss

Porzingis amassed 17 points (5-15 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 5-5 FT), seven rebounds and one assist in 26 minutes during Sunday's 144-102 loss to the Celtics. Porzingis struggled from the field but still scored in double figures for a 15th straight game. During that stretch, the sharpshooter has averaged 21.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals in 27.9 minutes per game. He'll look to maintain his strong play Tuesday against the Timberwolves.
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Remember me? Kristaps Porzingis helps Wizards slam Mavericks

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a season-high 35 points, Kristaps Porzingis added 24 points, nine rebounds and four assists against his former team, and the Washington Wizards cruised to a 135-103 rout of the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Friday. Caldwell-Pope, who shot 6-of-11 from 3-point range, set the tone for the night...
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