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#6 Kristaps Porzingis
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  • New York Knicks
  • Drafted 4th overall in 2015
  • PF/C
  • 7'3" / 240lbs
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  • 08/02/1995
  • Latvia
  • 4th pick, 2015
  • Sevilla (Spain)
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DateLeagueTransaction
4th September, 2010SpainSigned a three year contract with Sevilla.
27th May, 2013SpainSigned another three year contract with Sevilla.
2015 NBA DraftNBADrafted 4th overall by New York.
10th July, 2015SpainLeft Sevilla.
28th July, 2015NBASigned four year, $18,650,094 rookie scale contract with New York. Included team options for 2017/18 and 2018/19.
18th October, 2016NBANew York exercised 2017/18 team option.
9th August, 2017NBANew York exercised 2018/19 team option.
Career Moves
Time PeriodTeam
2009 - September 2010Liepajas Lauvas (Latvia)
September 2010 - June 2015Sevilla (Spain)
June 2015 - presentNew York Knicks (NBA)
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November 8, 2017

$19.9 million is a lot of fantasy money, yet it is still good value for Porzingis, who is performing just as well as the more expensive Kevin Durant ($22.6 million). Porzingis is currently over that elusive 30 points per game barrier, flanking that with 7.5 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game. He Is amongst the game’s very best numbers producers without being one of the fantasy game’s most expensive players – indeed, on only a five-game slate, Porzingis is only the eighth most expensive player tonight.

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June 29, 2017

Kristaps Porzingis
PF/C, 7’3, 240lbs, 22 years old, 2 years of experience

Not an enormous amount of development on show as a sophomore, but still an immense bundle of skills. Porzingis is a legitimately excellent rim deterrent when in the right position, and increasingly a go-to offensive player, at least when his team remembers to turn to him. His future is at the centre position, even if it is not with this team, but a consolidation year rather than a breakout year didn’t dim his stardom any.

Player Plan: Two years of rookie scale salary remaining. Much as he might not be wanted in a battle of egos, he ought to be, because he represents the short, medium and long-term futures in a way that no other player or asset does.

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