Washington Wizards: is Kristaps Porzingis playing tonight against the Spurs?

Kristaps Porzingis of the Washington Wizards (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Kristaps Porzingis of the Washington Wizards (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) /

Ahead of Monday night’s matchup against the San Antonio Spurs, the Washington Wizards are left with on big question regarding health. Is Kristaps Porzingis available to play in this game?

Porzingis has missed substantial time to an ankle sprain but has progressed fairly well. The Wizards have expressed that they are optimistic that he can return in the coming days.

He hasn’t played in over a week and wasn’t particularly great in his last few games. The Wizards have missed him but have continued their win streak despite the loss.

In the past few games, he has been listed as doubtful, and there is yet to be a verdict on whether or not that will change before the game.

When he’s been healthy this season, Kristaps Porzingis has been having a career year.

The All-Star hopeful has been having one of the best seasons of his career despite the lack of team success. He has been a huge part of what limited success the Wiz have seen so far this season.

He is averaging 22.1 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game this season while also seeing great defensive stats as well. He has been great this season.

If Kristaps Porzingis is able to play tonight, they will certainly have a great shot at winning this game. He has been elite this season and paired next to a newly aggressive Deni Avdija coul make a big splash in the league.

In a move that is sure to delight most fans of the Washington Wizards, the team has confirmed that Kristaps Porzingis will be playing against the Spurs.

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Verdict: he will be playing.