Kristaps Porzingis
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Kristaps Porzingis will be in the lineup of the Dallas Mavericks for the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday.

Porzingis will play in the second game of the back-to-back set of the Mavericks.

The Latvian forward spent 33 minutes on the floor (19 points, seven rebounds, four assists, three steals) in Dallas’ 117-127 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday.

For their part, the Lakers are also dealing with several issues ahead of the game.