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Sports Injury Alert:
Washington Wizards’ rookie Otto Porter, who was taken with the 3rd overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, has yet to practice with the team since training camp opened on September 28.
Porter told J. Michael of CSNWashington.com on Tuesday about his right hip flexor strain,
“I’m just trying to get in with my trainers, find some way to heal it so I can get out there”
Porter played very minimally during the Las Vegas summer league due to thigh tightness and has no idea when he will return from the hip flexor.
One of five small forwards on the roster, Porter is expected to step in and contribute, but cannot do so if he cannot get healthy. It’s a frustrating, but not surprising situation for the Wizards. But they do have some depth. Trevor Ariza averaged 9.5 points in 26 minutes per game. Martell Webster averaged 11.4 points in nearly 29 minutes per game. The other small forwards currently on the roster are Josh Childress, Chris Singleton and John Vesely.
Porter played two seasons at ...
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The NBA free agency period is dying down, so it time to look back at each team who they signed. Also many trades went down, which I will also recap below.
Free Agent Signings
-Agreed to a 2 year deal worth 4 Million with Eric Maynor.
-Signed Martell Webster to a 4 year deal worth 22 Million.
-Signed Garret Temple to a 1 year deal.
-Agreed to terms with Al Harrington
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Collins in his Washington Wizards uniform.
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Darren Young is joining Kye Allums, Jason Collins, and Brittney Griner as celebrity ambassadors for Spirit Day 2013 in New York tomorrow. The celebration encourages people to wear purple in support of LGBT youth.
GLAAD announced the news in a press release touting the backing of sports organizations such as Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, the NBA, WNBA, NFL, NHL, UFC...