Kristaps Porzingis will not suit up for Latvia in Olympic qualifiers
New York Knicks Power-Forward Kristaps Porzingis announced last night that he will not play for Latvia in both the Olympic qualifiers and the Rio Olympics in August if they qualify.The qualifying tournament is set for early July in Italy, Serbia and Philippines.
However, Porzingis has decided to focus on working with the Knicks’ training staff. The 20-year-old hopes to enter his sophomore season with about 10+ pounds to his frame but, also quicker and more explosive.
Porzingis in his Rookie season averaged 14.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per game.