Kristaps Porzingis will miss the start of the conference finals

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Kristaps Porzingis will miss the start of the conference finals


Hey there! Just wanted to give you a quick update on Kristaps Porzingis. Unfortunately, he's going to miss the start of the conference finals due to a calf injury. But don't worry, there's still a chance he could make a comeback later in the series. Stay tuned for more updates on his progress and keep rooting for your team!

Can Kristaps Porzingis make a comeback in the conference finals?

The latest news regarding Kristaps Porzingis is causing a stir among NBA fans. The Latvian center is set to miss the start of the conference finals due to a calf injury. But the big question remains - will he be able to make a comeback later in the series?

Kristaps Porzingis injury update

Kristaps Porzingis has been dealing with a calf injury since the first round of the playoffs. Despite intensifying his training, he is not expected to play in the first two games of the conference finals. However, there is hope that he might be able to return during the series, possibly as early as Game 3.

Impact on the Boston Celtics

The absence of Kristaps Porzingis is a blow to the Boston Celtics, as he has been a key player for the team throughout the season. However, the Celtics seem to have enough depth to handle the situation, especially if they are facing a depleted Knicks or a young Pacers team in the finals.

Kristaps Porzingis stats breakdown

Let's take a closer look at Kristaps Porzingis' stats over the years to understand his impact on the court. Here is a breakdown of his performance in different seasons:

Season Team Points per Game Rebounds per Game Blocks per Game
2015-16 NYK 14.3 7.3 1.9
2016-17 NYK 18.1 7.2 2.0
2017-18 NYK 22.7 6.6 2.4
2019-20 DAL 20.4 9.5 2.0
2020-21 DAL 20.1 8.9 1.4
2021-22* All 20.2 8.1 1.7
2022-23 WAS 23.2 8.4 1.5
2023-24 BOS 20.1 7.2 2.0
Total - 19.7 7.9 1.8


Reading the stats

If you're not familiar with basketball stats, here's a quick guide on how to read the table:

  • MJ: Matches played
  • Min: Minutes played
  • Tirs: Field goals made / attempts
  • 3pts: Three-pointers made / attempts
  • LF: Free throws made / attempts
  • Off: Offensive rebounds
  • Def: Defensive rebounds
  • Tot: Total rebounds
  • Pd: Assists
  • Fte: Personal fouls
  • Int: Steals
  • Bp: Turnovers
  • Ct: Blocks
  • Pts: Points scored

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While Kristaps Porzingis may be missing the start of the conference finals, there is still hope that he will be able to make a return later in the series. His absence will undoubtedly be felt by the Boston Celtics, but with a strong team behind him, they are poised to face whatever challenges come their way in the pursuit of the championship title. Let's keep an eye on Porzingis' recovery and see if he can make a comeback when it matters most.