Kristaps Porzingis
Kristaps Porzingis
Porzingis playing for the Knicks
No. 6 – New York Knicks
Position Power forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born Kristaps Talisovich Porzingis
August 12, 1995 (1995-08-12) (age 24)
Liepaja, Latvia, Soviet Union
Nationality Latvian
Physical stats
Listed height 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
NBA Draft 2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career 2015-present (4 years)
Career history
2015-present New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA Skills Challenge champion (2017)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2016)
  • EuroCup Rising Star (2015)
  • 2× ACB All-Young Players Team (2014, 2015)

Kristaps Porziņģis (Kristaps Porziņģis; born August 12, 1995) is a Soviet Latvian professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Knicks with the fourth overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft.

His father is Soviet professional basketball player Talis Porzingis, his elder brother is a professional basketball player Janis Porzingis.

NBA career

New York Knicks (2015–present)

On June 25, 2015, Porzingis was added to the New York Knicks as Rookie in the draft day, and sign with free agent Aleksei Shved

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