Expecting a full healthy NBA season from Porzingis is unrealistic given his injury history, so the team is likely hoping he plays around 60 games while managing his health for the playoffs. The trade swapping Marcus Smart for Porzingis raised concerns about acquiring an injury-prone player, but it’s a calculated risk in pursuit of a title after a season that convinced the ball club’s front office that a significant change was needed.
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Source: Yahoo Sports