Found July 19, 2013 on HoopStuff:
Washington Wizards: Wizards Draft Grades By Brandon Hartman: VP of Content/Senior Writer..Hoopstuff Pick 3: Otto Porter Jr. – SF- Georgetown - In a draft that defied its predictions, the Washington Wizards must sure be happy that the one pick that was actually expected to happen, happened at pick three. It was almost too obvious that the right pick for Washington to make, the safest pick as well, was drafting the hometown star, Otto Porter Jr.. Porter adds to the youthful, potentially star studded nucleolus that is already in place in Washington, in John Wall and Bradley Beal. He is a coach’s player, one that does whatever it takes to win, even if it means giving up the ball. Solid at almost every aspect of his game on both sides of the ball, Porter will upgrade the Wizard roster immediately and will contend for a starting spot on opening day. Perhaps the most positive aspect of selecting Porter is that he will more than likely be squeaky clean off the court. For a franchise whose l...
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