Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle revealed Kristaps Porzingis missed Monday's sport towards the Utah Jazz with a sprained wrist and mentioned there was no at the moment had no set schedule for his return to the sphere.
“We don't have a schedule,” Carlisle mentioned. "We hope it's not critical. It's one thing he's been coping with for a number of weeks, so we're going to hope for the most effective on that. … He desires to play on a regular basis, however it’s. Is the one he's sitting tonight. Possibly we'll discover out extra later tonight or tomorrow. "
The lack of Porzingis is a giant blow to the Mavericks, as his absence might interrupt their present momentum. They’re at the moment operating a five-game profitable streak that has firmly established them within the Western Convention playoff desk, placing them three video games forward of the Grizzlies, who maintain the eighth seed.
This would be the third time this season that Porzingis is compelled to expire of time, as he has solely performed 31 of 49 video games up to now. When he was on the pitch, Porzingis could have had the most effective season of his profession, averaging over 20 factors per sport whereas capturing virtually 50% from the sphere.