Dallas Mavericks: What to expect from Kristaps Porzingis in his debut and beyond
Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis was outstanding during the Walt Disney World restart. He averaged over 30 points per game during the seeding slate, which helped him earn second-team All-Bubble. KP followed that with two monster playoff performances including dropping 34 points and 13 rebounds in Game 3 in what turned out to be his final contest of the season.
The Unicorn injured his knee in Game 1 of the Mavs playoff series against the LA Clippers. He was able to play through the pain for a few games, but things were not right before Game 4, and the training staff shut him down. Porzingis had a meniscus repair in October, which caused him to miss the start of the 2020-2021 season.
The Unicorn has been cleared to return. He was listed as the probable starter for the canceled game on Monday, but Mavs owner Mark Cuban confirmed he will play on Jan. 13 in Charlotte barring a setback. What should fans expect from KP? Let us take a closer look.
What should Dallas Mavericks fans expect from Kristaps Porzingis?
Porzingis’ last NBA game happened on Aug. 21. Should fans expect him to be the same player that dominated the bubble right out of the gate? Can he regain that form this season? How will the Dallas Mavericks’ roster changes impact KP?
Here is a look at what to expect from Kristaps Porzingis both in his debut and for the rest of this year.
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