- Name: Kristaps Porzingis
- Age: 21 years old
- Height: 7ft 3in (221 cm)
- Occupation: Basketball Player
- Net Worth: US $4 Million
- Status: Alive
Kristaps Porzingis is a Latvian-born professional basketball player signed to the New York Knicks. He towers at 7ft 3in tall and plays the power forward or center position. Porzingis was born on August 2, 1995 in Liepaja, Latvia. His parents Ingrida and Talis both played basketball. He has two brothers, Janis and Martins. Porzingis speaks Latvian in addition to English and some Spanish.
Porzingis started out playing basketball at the age of 6. He later played for Basketbola klubs Liepajas Lauvas in the youth league. Porzingis was recruited and signed by CB Sevilla in 2010. He scored 12 points and 10 rebounds in his youth debut in January 2012. Porzingis made his professional debut with Cajasol Sevilla in September 2012. He was named to the ACB All-Young Players Team for the 2013-14 season. Porzingis was selected to the 2013 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship All-Tournament Team. He won the 2015 EuroCup Rising Star Award and the Latvian Rising Star of the Year Award.
Porzingis was selected by the New York Knicks with the fourth overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. He signed a rookie contract in July 2015 and made his NBA game debut on October 28, 2015. He recorded 16 points and 5 rebounds in a win over the Milwakee Bucks. Porzingis played 72 games in the 2015-16 season. He averaged 14.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.9 blocks. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team and finished second in the Rookie of the Year Award voting.
Kristaps Porzingis has a net worth of $4 million. He signed a 2-year $12.95 million contract with the New York Knicks in 2015. The contract is fully guaranteed and he will make an average salary of $6.48 million. Porzingis signed a shoe deal with Adidas in October 2016. His previously had an endorsement deal with Nike.
Kristaps Porzingis Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Kristaps Porzingis
- Birthday: August 2, 1995
- How Old : Age: 21 years old
- Place of Birth: Liepaja, Latvia
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- How Tall : Height: 7ft 3in (221 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Basketball Player
- Years Active: 2011-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $4 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive