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Dallas: Kristaps Porzingis operated on the right knee

ByRoborto Sykes

Oct 10, 2020

Remember, Kristaps Porzingis injured a knee at the opening of the series between Dallas and Los Angeles Clippers, in the first round of the play-offs. The Latvian had despite that played 19 minutes in this meeting then took part in the second and then the third face-to-face, in which he scored 23 and 34 points respectively. Before Match 4 and faced with the intensifying pain, he had to give up the competition. A series in which his team lost 4-2. To treat this meniscus injury in the right knee, a radical decision was made. The 2.21-meter giant has undergone surgery as the Dallas Mavericks announced in a statement.

Failing knees

“Kristaps Porzingis underwent an operation to treat a lateral meniscus injury in the right knee. There is no timetable for the return of Porzingis to basketball activities, but as it is not known when the 2020-21 season will start, it is not an urgent problem ”, one can read in it. . ESPN adds that the Texan franchise is still optimistic to pick up the native of Leipaja for training camps, the date of which has not yet been defined due to the Covid-19. Another blow for the former New York Knicks player. At 25, he has already suffered two major knee injuries, after his cruciate ligament tear in the other knee in February 2018. He then missed the entire 2018-2019 season. In the current fiscal year, he has averaged 20.4 points and 9.5 rebounds per game.