OTTO PORTER RUMORS & GOSSIP
There are observers that contradict the oft-mentioned notion that this is a weak draft. Perhaps there are no headliners, as most are looking at next year’s Andrew Wiggins, but the good front offices can find hidden treasures and diamonds in the rough that can shine with some polishing. Front offices are complaining since they need to evaluate and work harder...
CLEVELAND -- Chris Grant has a tendency to surprise everyone with his early selections in the NBA Draft, and according to a story in the Washington Post, he may be preparing to do it again.
Grant is the general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers, who own the No. 1 overall pick after winning Tuesdays lottery.
While plenty can happen between now and the June 27 draft, one thing we...
Otto Porter Jr. is under consideration by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the first overall pick, according to a source with knowledge of the team's thinking.
Porter is a sophomore forward out of Georgetown.
Chris Grant selected Tristan Thompson and Dion Waiters higher than most had projected.
Otto Porter patterns his game after Tayshaun Prince.
Porter, a small forward out of Georgetown, measured at 6-8.5 in shoes with a 7-1.5 wingspan at the NBA draft combine.
“Yeah, Tayshaun Prince,” Porter said when asked who his game is modeled after. “Long, lanky and can do a lot of things on the floor. Can defend, rebound, kind of a glue guy.”
Porter averaged 16.2 points...
Otto Porter has signed with NBA player agent David Falk.
Porter, a 6-foot-8 forward, averaged 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds, while shooting 47.9 percent from the floor, in 35.4 minutes per game last season for Georgetown.
Falk represents several players who have attended Georgetown, including Roy Hibbert, Greg Monroe and Jeff Green.
Porter is projected as a lottery pick in the upcoming draft.
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Name: Otto Porter Age: 19 School: Georgetown
Height: 6’8 Weight: 205 Projected Position: SF
16.2 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.8 spg, 1.5 tpg (35.4 minutes per game)
48.0 FG%, 77.7 FT%, 42.2 3FG%, 59.0 TS%, 54.1 eFG%
24.1 USG%, 6.7 ORB%, 19.0 DREB%, 13.2 TRB...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Georgetown sophomore Otto Porter Jr. is the most recent college player to declare for the 2013 NBA Draft.
Georgetown All-American Otto Porter Jr. will enter the NBA draft, a source told Yahoo! Sports.
Porter, a first-team consensus All-American and the Big East Player of the Year, will make his decision public at a news conference...
Georgetown's Otto Porter will announce Monday whether he is declaring his eligibility for the NBA draft.
The school has scheduled an afternoon availability for the Hoyas sophomore and coach John Thompson III.
Porter was the Big East player of the year and a first-team AP All-America this season. He also finished second in the voting behind Michigan's Trey Burke for AP player...
Otto Porter Jr. did not play a particularly great game on Thursday.
This is not at all to say that the Big East Player of the Year played poorly during top-seeded Georgetown's 62-43 smothering of Cincinnati in the Hoyas first Big East tournament game. Otto Porter does pretty much anything he's asked - run the fast break, play physical in the paint, harass the opponent with...
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Otto Porter Jr.'s layup with 9.5 seconds remaining in the second overtime gave No. 7 Georgetown a 79-78 victory over Connecticut on Wednesday night, the Hoyas' 10th straight win and first-ever at Gampel Pavilion.
Porter scored 21 of his 22 points after halftime in a wild game that saw Georgetown (22-4, 12-3 Big East) stay in first place in the conference. The Hoyas had a...
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February 27, 2013