On Thursday night, the Washington Wizards will host the Dallas Mavericks, but they will miss one of their top players. Kristaps Porzingis, a 2018 All-Star, has been ruled out with a groin injury. The previous fourth-overall pick will be absent for the first time in this contest in the 2022–23 season.
He presently averages 8.2 rebounds per game and 19.2 points. The starting lineup for the game for the Wizards has also been revealed.
The Wizards came into the game with a 5-6 record through their first 11 games, but they are coming off a 108-100 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night in North Carolina.
Kristaps Porzingis (groin) ruled out Thursday.
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They might contend for an Eastern Conference play-in tournament position with their fascinating squad if healthy. They struggled with injuries the previous year but earned the east’s 12th seed.
Before the Mavericks dealt Porzingis to the Wizards at the trade deadline in the previous campaign, he had spent a portion of three seasons with the team.
In their first ten games, the Mavs have a 6-4 record going into the contest. This is the second night of a back-to-back for them after a challenging defeat to the Orlando Magic on Wednesday in Florida.
With averages of 34.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 8.1 assists per game to start the season, All-Star Luka Doncic has been incredible.