Dallas Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis named to All-Seeding Games Second Team

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Dallas Mavericks Kristaps Porzingis (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis makes All-Seeding Games Second Team

The Dallas Mavericks finished the 2019-2020 regular season with a record of 43-32 in one of the wildest years in NBA history. The novel coronavirus forced a four-month suspension in the middle of the season. It gave fans a 22-team bubble for the restart. Kristaps Porzingis shined in that environment.

The 25-year-old averaged 30.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 1.5 blocks in 36.1 minutes per over his six games in Orlando. KP was rested on the first of a back-to-back set against the Jazz. He also missed the final game against the Suns because of a heel injury. Porzingis saved his best basketball of the season for the restart.

It earned the Unicorn another honor on Saturday afternoon. Let us see where he landed on the list of best players in the bubble.

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Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis earns a spot on All-Seeding Games Second Team

The NBA decided to announce awards for the seeding games. Each team played eight times to determine the playoff bracket. Porzingis was named to the second team. Fans can see who joined him below.

Teammate Luka Doncic was named to the first team. The NBA decided against using traditional positions and went with the ten best players. Porzingis was the top center in the restart. No big man could match his production in the seeding games. Here is the case that he should have made All-Seeding Games First Team.

Porzingis is now preparing for his first playoff experience. The team faces the LA Clippers in the first round. It will be no easy task for the Dallas Mavericks. They will need a few monster performances from KP to have a shot at pulling the upset from Walt Disney World.

The Smoking Cuban will continue to provide Dallas Mavericks fans with news and analysis from the restart, so keep it locked right here for all the latest.

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