Dallas Mavericks: Get the latest on the injury to Kristaps Porzingis
Dallas Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis (knee) questionable to play in Game 6
The Dallas Mavericks had one of their worst games of the season on Tuesday night. The Clippers did not miss as they blitzed the Mavs in a blowout win to take control of the series. The absence of Kristaps Porzingis was felt in game five. Dallas needed their second star.
Game five made it two straight the Unicorn has missed with right knee soreness. He dealt with the injury during the regular season too. It caused him to miss ten straight games in January. The fact that the soreness is back is not a positive sign.
The Mavericks are hoping Kristaps Porzingis can return for game six. Here is a look at the latest news from Wednesday.
Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis (knee) questionable to play in Game 6
The Mavs officially listed him as questionable for Thursday game. Coach Carlisle had some interesting comments during his press conference. He said the followed courtesy of Tim MacMahon.
The Mavericks need to win to keep their season alive. That will not be easy if Kristaps Porzingis is out. Dallas will adjust, but it is an uphill battle against one of the NBA’s best teams.
Porzingis was not the only Maverick on the injury report. Luka Doncic (ankle), Trey Burke (ankle), and Dorian Finney-Smith (hips) are all questionable. All three have been playing through those injuries, but they are something to monitor leading up to tipoff.
The Mavericks are going to need another monster performance from Doncic to win in game six. Do not count the 21-year-old superstar out. He delivered a 43-point triple-double in the game four win. The contest promises to be exciting, so fans will not want to miss a second of the action on Aug. 27