Kristaps Porzingis is a Latvian professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. He is one of the tallest active players in the NBA, standing at 7 ft 3 in tall, and plays both the power forward and center positions.
Kristaps Porzingis: Injury Update, Partner, Girlfriend, Wife
The Dallas Mavericks have been without Kristaps Porzingis in the lineup since the team’s 132-105 win over the Indiana Pacers on January 29. Porzingis only played 11 minutes before having to leave the game.
The Mavericks initially described Porzingis’ injury as a ‘knee ache’ but have since labeled it a ‘right knee bone injury’ in their latest announcement.
He is out for Friday’s matchup with the Philadelphia 76ers. This will be the third game in a row that Porzingis has missed.
Kristaps Porzingis and girlfriend Laura Wijla are going strong.
The Mavericks star made their relationship official on Instagram over the weekend with a pair selfie that featured Vizla draped over his arm.
Porzingis added a red heart emoji to his caption, and tagged Vizla, who is also a native of Latvia.
On Sunday, Vizla shared some beautiful videos from Dallas, Tex. Porzingis ready for training camp.
The Mavericks’ Media Day began on Monday afternoon. Vizla is a former cheerleader and dancer for the “VEF Riga” basketball club.
She attended a music academy in Riga, where she studied music. Vizla also practiced gymnastics for four years.
Vizla has shared a number of photos with Porzingis throughout the year.
In late June, she shared a pair of snaps that showed the couple celebrating a holiday in Latvia. They coordinated in patterned bottoms, white tops and matching shoes.
Meanwhile, Vizla went public with a romance on Valentine’s Day in February. At the time, he shared two pictures of the couple wearing dark clothes.