Mavericks' Porzingis involved in altercation in Latvia
NBA.com Global on May 13, 2019 10:20 AM
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
"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.
According to TMZ, Kristaps Porzingis got into a fight in Latvia with some Russians who were upset that he’s no longer on the Knicks. Apparently Porzingis was clubbing. Here is the video of the aftermath. pic.twitter.com/dWdB66fUYt— Stefan Bondy (@SBondyNYDN) May 12, 2019