Kristaps Porzingis tears his ACL after dunk on Giannis Antetokounmpo, season over

Last night the New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis from Latvia posterised Giannis “The Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and didn’t land properly. Until this accident in the second quarter he scored 10 points and blocked 3 shots at Madison Square Garden.

After the injury analysis it was clear that he tore his left ACL and his season is now finished ahead of schedule. Porzingis already had knee troubles before this potentially major injury.

A close witness of this injury, NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, other famous league players and Porzingis’ teammates expressed support to the big man from Latvia on social media.

Kristaps Porzingis is the fourth one of Team LeBron that has an injury. DeMarcus Cousins (New Orleans Pelicans), John Wall (Washington Wizards) and Kevin Love (Cleveland Cavaliers) cannot help Team LeBron out in the NBA All-Star game on February 18th.

Valentas Virmauskis

Valentas Virmauskis is a 22-year-old journalism student from Lithuania, currently studying at Glasgow Clyde College. His first steps into journalism started in 2015, after his attempts to publish his thoughts on basketball sadly ended with no response from the Lithuanian news services. From this he began building up his own audience on Facebook by launching a personal blog, called “Krepsinio Filosofija” (eg. Basketball Philosophy). Which consists of more than 1700 likes already. Valentas is also passionate about sports consisting of strength, such as strongman, weightlifting and powerlifting. This made him want to broaden his knowledge in nutrition and fitness by turning these into his routine. Currently Valentas is a keen writer for the sports department, of The Clyde Insider. Along with this, he is also a social media strategist (focus on Facebook), a member of the digital team and a designer for The Clyde Insider newspaper.

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