Dallas Mavericks let fans know this is just the start for Kristaps Porzingis
The Dallas Mavericks were knocked out by the LA Clippers in the first round of the playoffs this season. It is easy to forget just how close the series was, though. The Mavs were winning by five in the third quarter when Kristaps Porzingis was ejected in game one. They took game two before falling in game three despite 34 points and 13 rebounds from the Unicorn.
That would turn out to be the final game of KP’s season. He hurt his knee in game one. Fans knew he was on the injury report, but had no idea that Porzingis was playing through a torn meniscus. He just could not keep going after game three. Fans can read the latest on his injury here.
The Mavs sent fans an important message on Tuesday afternoon. Let us take a closer look and remind everyone of something that is easy to forget.
Dallas Mavericks inform fans that this is just the start for Kristaps Porzingis
The Mavs produced this short video on KP. Be sure to read the caption and listen to what the Unicorn has to say.
It is so easy to forget that Porzingis just turned 25. He is an NBA veteran but still improving. KP increased his production virtually every month of his first season in Dallas. During the seeding games, he averaged 30.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game. That is a monster stat line.
The star pairing with Luka Doncic is still blossoming too. Expect both players to improve this offseason. That internal growth coupled with a few roster tweaks could have the Dallas Mavericks in title contention next season. The future is bright in Dallas. Fans will not want to miss a second of the action, so please stay tuned.