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Wizards' Otto Porter with block, then 3 vs. Hawks

Otto Porter blocked a Hawks' shot, then hit a 3 of his own at the other end of the floor.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 days ago

Otto Porter probable for Monday's game against the Hawks

ATLANTA -- Otto Porter took part in the Wizards' practice Sunday before Game 4 of their first-round series with the Atlanta Hawks and will be probable for Monday's game."Right
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago

Otto Porter Jr., matched up with a rookie, delivered like a playoff veteran in Game 1

Across the floor in front of him, Otto Porter Jr. saw a rookie as his opponent in the Washington Wizards‘ playoff opener against the Atlanta Hawks. However instead of solely trying to teach Taurean Prince a lesson, Porter saw a greater opportunity to affect the entire game. On Sunday during the scramble of a jittery first […]
Via Wizards Insider
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 matchups for the first round of the NBA playoffs

Basketball is a game defined by matchups. A certain team might be better than its opponent. But when there are specific individual mismatches, that doesn’t amount to much. This is only magnified when it comes to the playoffs, where the game’s best players take on one another.From Rajon Rondo leading the streaking Bulls against his former Boston Celtics squad to Stephen Curry...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

This isn’t 2015. Now, Washington welcomes a playoff series against Atlanta

Otto Porter Jr. recalls little about the Washington Wizards’ 2015 playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks, save for one major detail. “All I remember is — they beat us,” Porter says, “and we’re looking forward to this matchup now.” Besides the progression of Porter, who was a key reserve two years ago but started 80 games […]
Via Wizards Insider
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets expected to pursue Otto Porter this summer

The Brooklyn Nets may be putting their radar on Otto Pilot this offseason.Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports on Thursday that the Nets are expected to go after “some max salary restricted free-agent wings” in the summer, including forward Otto Porter of the Washington Wizards.Porter, 23, is averaging career-highs this season with 13.5 points and 6.4 rebounds per game on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Otto Porter: Celtics ‘try to play dirty’

Gentlemen, rev up your rivalry engines because we may have a new one brewing in the Eastern Conference. After Washington’s 117-108 loss to Boston on Wednesday, Wizards forward Otto Porter called out the Celtics for being a dirty team. “We’ve had some past history the last couple of years with those guys,” Porter said, per J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic. “They’re a physical...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 12, 2017  |  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...
May 10, 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...
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

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