Otto Porter not so impressive early in his Wizards career

Photo credit :             “With the third pick in the 2013 NBA draft, the Washington Wizards select Otto Porter, Small Forward, Georgetown.” The Wizards had selected the 6’8 197 pound Big East Player of the year and well liked hometown kid. At the time of the pick there were no objections from Wizards Nation as there was a dearth of small forwards...
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Otto Porter Jr. knows he has to be patient during rookie season

When Otto Porter Jr. put on a Washington Wizards cap as the No. 3 pick in last June’s NBA draft, there was no way he could have imagined what awaited him in his rookie season, that it would be put on hold because of a hip injury and that he would rarely get the chance to learn through his mistakes during games, just as John Wall and Bradley Beal — the team’s previous top-three...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards' Otto Porter makes NBA debut

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...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Otto Porter getting MRI on hip flexor

 J. Michael of reported that on Monday, Washington Wizards’ rookie Otto Porter had an MRI on his right hip flexor. Porter, selected 3rd in this year’s draft out of Georgetown, hasn’t practiced or participated in any full-contact drills since the summer.  He has been able to workout with the Wizards’ athletic trainer, but doesn’t appear to be ready to...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

No timetable for return for Wizards’ rookie Otto Porter

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 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...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards rookie spotted buying food for and eating with homeless man

The Washington Wizards are hoping Otto Porter Jr. can create a dynamic backcourt with John Wall, but even if the rookie doesn’t pan out to be a star, he is already using his new found riches in a truly altruistic…Read more →
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards Otto Porter Buys And Has Lunch With Homeless Man

This is what it’s really all about. Wizards top-pick Otto Porter noticed a homeless guy begging for food outside of a D.C. sandwich shop and decided to take action. After about 25 minutes (of the homeless guy asking people for food), Otto Porter Jr., the Georgetown basketball star and the Washington Wizards’ newest first-round draft pick, drove up, hopped out of his car and entered...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Otto Porter bought lunch for a homeless man

Some of the time, NBA players are cast in the light of uncaring/egotistical millionaires but most of the players in the NBA are caring/nice people. Recently, Otto Porter of the Washington Wizards did a good deal for a homeless man just wanting a sandwich and thanks to a Letters To The Editor section of the Washington Post, we got to hear about the story from reader Michael Stein...
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October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Former Georgetown Star Otto Porter Jr. Buys Homeless Man Lunch, Eats With Him

Former Georgetown star Otto Porter Jr. is preparing for his first season in the NBA. The ex-Hoya was drafted third overall by the Washington Wizards and is expected to make a big difference on the team this year. He’s also showing that he can make a difference in the community, even with small, kind gestures. There was a really cool letter to the editor published in today’s Washington...
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October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Otto Porter Jr. sits, so do Wizards tournament chances

Wizards vs Grizzlies – 2013 Vegas Summer League Tournament Otto Porter Jr. took the night off and with that so did the Wizards chances of advancing in the newly formatted Vegas Summer League. Washington apparently used up all their magic in the 3rd game of the Summer League, playing the Grizzlies slightly better than their [...]The post Otto Porter Jr. sits, so do Wizards tournament...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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