Jānis Porziņģis

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Jānis Porziņģis
Personal information
Born (1982-07-13) 13 July 1982 (age 36)
Liepāja, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
Listed height6 ft 7.5 in (2.02 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
Playing career2000–2013
PositionSmall forward
Career history
2001–2002Liepājas Lauvas
2002–2003Gulbenes Buki
2003–2004Neptūnas Klaipėda
2004Kapfenberg Bulls
2004–2005Norrköping Dolphins
2005Scarlet Vilvoorde
2005–2006Soproni Sordogok
2006–2007Basket Livorno
2007–2008Pistoia Basket 2000
2008New Basket Brindisi
2008–2009Liepājas Lauvas
2009–2010Roseto Sharks
2010–2011Pistoia Basket 2000
2011–2012Liepājas Lauvas
2012Guerino Vanoli Basket
2012–2013Palencia Baloncesto

Jānis Porziņģis (born 13 July 1982) is a Latvian former professional basketball player. At a height of 2.02 m (6 ft 7 12 in), he played at the small forward position.

Professional playing career[edit]

Porziņģis played for fifteen different teams, in multiple European national domestic leagues over a fourteen-year career. He officially retired from playing professional basketball in 2015, after having last played in 2013.

National team career[edit]

Porziņģis also made a few appearances with the senior Latvian national team.

Post playing career[edit]

After he retired from playing professional basketball, Porziņģis became an agent for his younger brother, Kristaps Porziņģis, who is also a professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1]


  1. ^ Powell, Michael (27 June 2015). "Remember, Knicks Fans, Basketball Is a Global Sport". New York Times. Retrieved 28 June 2015.

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