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OTTO PORTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Washington Wizards: It’s Porter Time

Free agency is underway and one thing is certain: the Washington Wizards will be without the Truth. Paul Pierce chose to sign a three year deal worth $10.6 million with the Los Angeles Clippers to reunite with coach Doc Rivers. The departure of Pierce leaves the team without the veteran leader who brought an old school toughness to the organization. Yet there doesn’t seem to be...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Otto Porter Jr. is the 2015 'Shaqtin' a Fool' MVP

There are plenty of awards handed out at the end of the regular season, but this isn't one you really want to win.The end of the year "Shaqtin' A Fool" award is handed out to the player who committed the biggest blooper during the year. Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. won it going away this season.  Here's more from Des Bieler at the Washington Post: "When Otto Porter...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Just the Beginning’ for Washington Wizards’ Otto Porter Jr.

Otto Porter Jr. #22 of the Washington Wizards passes around Henry Walker #5 of the Miami Heat during the first half at Verizon Center on March 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The past two seasons have turned out exactly the same for the Washington Wizards; both ended in the semifinals after six games against the East’s top seed. Both years, the Wizards...
Via The Sports Journal
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Otto Porter Jr. Plays Vital Role in Washington Wizards’ Postseason run

Washington Wizards SF Otto Porter (#22) working his wizardry above the rim in a May 9 playoff game at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. (USA Today-Sports/Geoff Burke) On Saturday night at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, Otto Porter Jr. made a thunderous dunk in transition. Bradley Beal, the Washington Wizards’ back up for the team’s playmaker, John Wall, had become...
Via The Sports Journal
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Without a star, role players must shine

Thanks to Paul Pierce’s buzzer beater, a John Wall-less Washington Wizards team won game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Atlanta Hawks 103-101. Giving them a 2-1 series lead. After watching a 21-point lead wither away due to a late 4th quarter rally by Atlanta rally, Washington found itself with the ball in what would be the final possession of the ball...
Via isportsweb.com
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Fans Frustrated with Otto Porter Jr.’s Playing Time

Otto Porter Jr. #22 of the Washington Wizards goes up for a shot against the Memphis Grizzlies on March 12, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Otto Porter Jr. has a fever, and the only prescription is more consistent playing time—at least that’s the sentiment being expressed by a growing number of Washington Wizards fans. It doesn’t...
Via The Sports Journal
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards end 5-game skid

The Washington Wizards ended their 5 game losing streak Saturday night with a 114-77 win over the Brooklyn Nets. The losing streak was the longest of the past two seasons for Coach Randy Whitman and the Wizards. Washington was able to snap the streak through great team play. The Wizards dished out 31 assists and all 13 players scored for Washington. Leading the way for the Wizards...
Via isportsweb.com
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wiz need to be patient with Otto Porter

Without going to Wikipedia, can you name the highest pick remaining in this year’s NBA Playoffs? Anthony Bennett and Victor Oladipo, the top two picks, are long eliminated. Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams was the 11th pick. This past year’s Draft was not the strongest in the world. Not by a long shot. The best rookie that made it out of the first round might very well...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Otto Porter not so impressive early in his Wizards career

Photo credit : cbssports.com             “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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 26, 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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