Latvian basketball player, Kristaps Prozingis got accused of a rape and assault charge by the alleged victim, a woman on 31 March 2019. He is the double knack of a forward and center position for Dallas Mavericks. On the contrary, the lawyer of Kristaps Prozingis stated that the victim is trying to extort the basketball star. Find the exclusive details here!
In the accused assault that took place in the NBA player’s Manhattan penthouse, Kristaps punched and even raped the woman, who happens to be his neighbor. Let’s know more about Kristaps Prozingis wiki, age, height, girlfriend, salary and net worth!
Kristaps Prozingis Rape Accusations
The woman claims to have been invited by Kristaps for a friendly night together before he allegedly forced her and called her “my b***h.”
Taking such complaints to the New York Police Department, the woman revealed that Kristaps had promised her a $68000 hush money to pay for her brother’s college tuition. But, he never complied to the vow.
As per reports, the incident took place right after the game between the Knicks and the Milwaukee Bucks at Madison Square Garden ended.
While the investigation is on the run, Kristaps has denied all the accusations claiming the woman is behind him for the money. Also, his lawyer, Roland Riopelle stated,
‘We are aware of the complaint that was made against Mr Porzingis on Friday and unequivocally deny the allegations,’
Moreover, an NYPD source disclosed that Kristaps and the woman “had a consensual sexual ongoing relationship.”
Kristaps Porzingis Net Worth
Kristaps began his professional career by debuting for the Sevilla’s youth squad against Barcelona. Then, he made senior debut against CB Murcia. Playing in the position of Power forward and center, he has served for the teams like Sevilla, Sevilla B, and New York Knicks.
Caption: Latvian basketball player, Kristaps Prozingis
Through his incredible performance, Porzingis started gaining attention and was named in the ACB All-Young Players Teams for two times. Then, he also became EuroCup Rising Star, NBA All-Rookies First Team. He even played for the national team and got named as Latvian Rising Star of the Year.
Caption: How much is a Latvian basketball player, Kristaps Prozingis net worth?
In 2019, Porzingis was traded to Dallas Mavericks team and signed the rookie’s contract for four years and a one-year option. The deal was worth of guaranteed money $18.6 million averaging about $4.6 million per year.
As for 2019, Kristaps Porzingis net worth estimated at $8 million.
Kristaps Porzingis Dating
Though Kristaps gets interlinked with numerous women, his dating life hardly surfaces out in the media. Even speculating through his social accounts of Instagram and Twitter, doesn’t give a view on his love life.
The only time his dating romance swirled out was on 8 December 2017. He was spotted hanging out with an Instagram model, Bambi at NYC night club. But again, no information on their further fling came out.
Kristaps Porzingis Wiki – Bio, Age, Height
Kristaps was born in the city of Liepaja, Latvia in 1995 to parents – Talis Porzingis and Ingrida Porzingis. His father was a Soviet professional basketball player before becoming a bus driver and mother was Latvia women’s youth national basketball team. Being a person of Latvian nationality, he inherits Baltic ethnicity. He celebrates his birthday on 2 August which makes his age 23.
Following in his parents’ footstep, at 6, Kristaps started playing basketball. When he was 14, his brother Janis Porzingis played in Europe and took him to offseason training sessions. Then, Porzingis began to play for BK Liepajas Lauvas, famous club since 15.
Kritaps Porzingis one of the tallest player in the history of NBA with a height of 7 feet 3 inches and weighs at 109 kg.