Kristaps Porzingis suffers bloody nose after taking elbow to face
Kristaps Porzingis suffered a bloody nose during Wednesday night’s Dallas Mavericks game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Porzingis took an elbow from Josh Jackson during the third quarter while going up for a rebound and ended up bleeding from his nose.
Hope Porzingis is okay pic.twitter.com/qUyr9VlW8U
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He was handled by a team trainer on the bench and went to the locker room with gauze in his nose.
Porzingis just headed to the locker room with Mavs athletic trainer Casey Smith. He has both nostrils stuffed with gauze.
— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) February 6, 2020
Casey Smith tending to Porzingis’ bloodied nose. pic.twitter.com/J3m898tlCM
— Brad Townsend (@townbrad) February 6, 2020
There was some initial concern that the injury would be serious, but Porzingis returned to the game after only missing a few minutes.
Porzingis was having a monster game before getting bopped in the nose. He had 29 points and 11 rebounds in 27 minutes.