Kristaps Porzingis out for rest of series with a meniscus tear in right knee

Kristaps Porzingis
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Kristaps Porzingis is out for the remainder of the first round of the playoffs with a meniscus tear in his right knee according to Shams Charania of the Athletic. Porzingis was a key factor in applying the necessary physicality in the series.

The Dallas Mavericks are now out their second-leading scorer as they try to extend the first round one more game. Now it will be up to other players to provide spot-up three-point shooting and rebounding necessary to win. The Los Angeles Clippers could advance after winning Game 6 on Sunday 3:30 ET on ESPN.