Mavericks' Porzingis involved in altercation in Latvia

NBA.com Global on May 13, 2019 10:20 AM
Mavericks' Porzingis involved in altercation in Latvia
FILE - Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis practices before the team's NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Dallas, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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The Dallas Mavericks are investigating an altercation involving Kristaps Porzingis over the weekend outside a club in his hometown of Liepaja, Latvia

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"It is our understanding that Kristaps was jumped and assaulted outside of a club in Latvia. We will provide an update when one is available," the team said in a statement.

ESPN is reporting that Porzingis was jumped by several Russians. Video of the aftermath emerged showing Porzingis with a torn shirt and bloody forehead.

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