Latest Kristaps Porzingis News

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic, center, battles San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and guard Lonnie Walker IV, left, for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Doncic, Mavericks fend off late rally to beat Spurs, 122-107

Jan. 22, 2021 11:45 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks are learning to keep their cool when the game gets heated, and that proved meaningful against the San Antonio Spurs. Doncic had 36 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds and the Mavericks withstood a late rally to beat the Spurs 122-117 on Friday night....

Indiana Pacers' Malcolm Brogdon (7) goes to the basket against Dallas Mavericks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Porzingis' big night leads Mavericks past Pacers 124-112

Jan. 20, 2021 11:38 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis posted season-high totals of 27 points and 12 rebounds in leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 124-111 victory at Indiana on Wednesday night. Luka Doncic added 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as Dallas snapped its first three-game losing streak in almost two years....

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) drives against Dallas Mavericks guard Josh Green (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Raptors beat Mavericks 116-93, extend win streak to 3 games

Jan. 18, 2021 11:10 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Lowry flirted with a triple-double on Monday night and the Toronto Raptors shut down Dallas star Luka Doncic for a 116-93 victory. Lowry had 23 points, nine rebounds and seven assists and Pascal Siakam scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half as the Raptors pulled away for...

Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen (24) shoots over Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Bulls roll past Mavs 117-101 to end 4-game losing streak

Jan. 17, 2021 6:15 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Garrett Temple scored 15 of his season-high 21 points in the second quarter and the Chicago Bulls ended a four-game losing streak with a 117-101 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Dallas star Luka Doncic passed Michael Jordan on the...

Bucks survive shaky free-throw shooting to edge Mavs 112-109

Jan. 16, 2021 12:17 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton made a couple of huge 3-pointers and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame poor free-throw shooting to snap the Dallas Mavericks' four-game winning streak. Middleton scored eight points of his 25 points in the final 2 1/2 minutes of the Bucks' 112-109 victory Friday night. Middleton...

Dallas Mavericks' Kristaps Porzingis, right, blocks a shot by Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Washington as center Willie Cauley-Stein defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Doncic has 34 points, Mavs beat Hornets in Porzingis' return

Jan. 13, 2021 10:12 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The dangerous duo is back in Dallas. Luka Doncic had 34 points, 13 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high four blocks, Kristaps Porzingis scored 16 points in his return from a knee injury and the Mavericks beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-93 on Wednesday night. “When both of...

Porzingis set to return from knee injury vs. Hornets

Jan. 13, 2021 5:50 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis is set to return for the Dallas Mavericks. The 7-foot-3 Latvian center will start Wednesday night against the Charlotte Hornets for the first time since having surgery last October to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic reacts to a missed shot against the Denver Nuggets during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Doncic nets 38 in near triple-double, Mavs top Nuggets in OT

Jan. 8, 2021 2:32 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Luka Doncic is always ready to take the big shot, but he isn’t afraid to pass to a teammate with the game on the line. Maxi Kleber rewarded Doncic’s trust with a clutch 3-pointer late in regulation, then set up a teammate himself for another huge 3 in overtime to lead the...

Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine (8) drives against Dallas Mavericks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

LaVine scores 39, Bulls beat Doncic-less Mavericks 118-108

Jan. 3, 2021 11:46 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine had 39 points and Coby White scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 118-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Jalen Brunson, starting in place of the injured Luka Doncic, had 31 points for the Mavericks. Otto Porter Jr. added...

Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball (2) attempts a shot as Dallas Mavericks guard Josh Richardson (0) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in Dallas. Charlotte won 118-99. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Ball, Hornets dominate Mavs' home opener in 118-99 win

Dec. 30, 2020 11:52 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — LaMelo Ball scored 22 points, Miles Bridges had 20 points and a career-high 16 rebounds and the Charlotte Hornets blew out Dallas 118-99 in the Mavericks' home opener Wednesday night. Terry Rozier, who scored 18 points, hit a pair of 3-pointers early in a 14-0 run to start the second half,...