Latest Kristaps Porzingis News

After Game 7 win, Mavericks will enjoy, prepare for Warriors

May. 16, 2022 02:50 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Coach Jason Kidd made it clear during an interview before Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals that no matter what happened on Sunday night, the Dallas Mavericks should consider this a successful season. A few hours later, it became even more special. ...

Mavericks, Suns both adversity-tested in these playoffs

May. 01, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have proven they can win playoff games without All-Star Devin Booker. The Dallas Mavericks showed the same when their own superstar Luka Doncic was out of the lineup. If adversity builds strength, then this Suns-Mavericks playoff matchup could be a...

Doncic injury looms over 1st-round Mavs-Jazz playoff series

Apr. 15, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Just when the Dallas Mavericks finally earned home-court advantage in the playoffs for the first time since winning the NBA title 11 years ago, they could face multiple games without their top player. Star point guard Luka Doncic strained his left calf in the...

All eyes on Bradley Beal as big offseason begins for Wizards

Apr. 11, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A few weeks after the surgery that ultimately ended his season, Bradley Beal was talking with reporters when he was asked a simple question: Was it fair to say he was leaning toward re-signing with Washington? “It's fair,” Beal said in early March, without...

Toppin scores 35, Knicks rout Wizards 114-92

Apr. 08, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obi Toppin scored a career-high 35 points, and the New York Knicks beat the Washington Wizards 114-92 on Friday night. RJ Barrett scored 14 points for the Knicks before leaving the game with a sprained right knee. His early exit came on a night when a number of...

Young's 30 points help Hawks pull away from Wizards, 118-103

Apr. 06, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When Trae Young hit a hot scoring stretch in the third period, the Washington Wizards knew they were in trouble. Young scored 16 of his 30 points in the third period to help Atlanta stretch its lead and the Hawks beat the Wizards 118-103 on Wednesday night. ...

Porzingis scores 25, Wizards cruise to win over Timberwolves

Apr. 06, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis scored 25 points, including 12 in the third quarter as Washington took control, and the Wizards pulled away for a 132-114 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Rui Hachimura tied a season high with 21 points and Daniel...

Jaylen Brown scores 32 points; Celtics rout Wizards 144-102

Apr. 03, 2022 21:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 32 points, Jayson Tatum had 22 and the Boston Celtics cruised to a 144-102 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday in their regular-season home finale. Jockeying for one of the top seeds in the Eastern Conference, Boston posted a season-high...

Porzingis scores 24 against Mavericks as Wizards win 135-103

Apr. 01, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once introductions for the game against the Dallas Mavericks were complete Friday night, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope delivered a direct message to Washington Wizards teammate Kristaps Porzingis. “We called up the huddle and I told him, 'KP, since they let you go,...

Satoransky's unusual double-double lifts Wizards past Magic

Mar. 30, 2022 22:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tomas Satoransky couldn't decide if this type of double-double was good or bad. It was certainly unusual. Satoransky went scoreless Wednesday night, but he also had 13 assists and 10 rebounds to help the Washington Wizards to a 127-110 win over the Orlando Magic....