Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia | KOB 4
Advertisement

Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia

Kristaps Porzingis Kristaps Porzingis |  Photo: AP

May 12, 2019 10:51 PM

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia.

Advertisement

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 the aftermath of the incident obtained by TMZ showed an agitated Porzingis in a torn shirt, pushing someone out of the way and approaching a group of men before several people stopped him and urged him to calm down.

The 23-year-old Porzingis was acquired by Dallas in a blockbuster deal with the New York Knicks before the trading deadline but hasn't played for the club. He missed the 2018-19 season after tearing a ligament in his left knee in what turned out to be his final game for the Knicks in February 2018.

Porzingis will be a restricted free agent July 1, and the Mavericks have said they intend to sign him to a long-term contract.

___

More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

Credits

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement


Advertisement

Advertisement




First cadets graduate from CNM's Law Enforcement Academy

More port-a-potties available for visitors at Elephant Butte Lake

BCSO investigates fatal crash on EB I-40 near Route 66 Casino

Tamaya Horse Rehab holding fundraiser to help abandoned horses

Report: National park visits contribute $40 billion to US economy