Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 12/7/13
The Washington Wizards are off to a 9-10 start, good for 3rd place in the Southeast Division.  First round draft pick Otto Porter had yet to appear in an NBA game due to a hip injury. But last night, in front of the fans at the Verizon Center, he made his NBA debut. Despite the 109-105 loss, it was a moment the fans and Porter had been waiting for.As reported by Michael Lee at washingtonpost.com, when Otto Porter made his way from the Wizards' bench to the scorer's table, fans stood up to applaud his debut. Porter had his mind on the game and didn't hear the crowd or see it.“I was yelling at somebody, telling them I was coming in or something. I was excited myself, to come out, get a couple minutes and get my feet wet a little.I’m still emotional. First game in the NBA. Something I’ve been working my whole life for. It’s pretty cool.”The 20-year old Porter has called the arena home for the past two seasons since he played at Georgetwon, but he was never on the court with the Wi...
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