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Otto Porter

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Washington Wizards

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Background

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 37 games (zero starts) for the Washington Wizards in his rookie NBA season, averaged 2.1 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 8.6 minutes... Scored a career-high tying nine points and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds at ORL (4/12).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the Washington Wizards in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 2013 NBA Draft... Signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on July 8, 2013.

COLLEGE:
Named Big East Player of the Year and First Team AP All-American as a sophomore…Led the Hoyas in scoring and rebounding with 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds per game as a sophomore and a share of the Big East regular season championship…Helped lead the Hoyas to a 25-7 record and a number two seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament…Selected as a John R. Wooden All-American and a finalist for the Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy…Was the only unanimous selection to the All-Big East Conference First Team… Was named the Big East Player of the Week three times during the 2012-13 season, including a streak of three-straight honors, marking the first time a BIG EAST player had won the award in three-straight weeks since the 2003 season…Scored a career-high 33 points in a win at Syracuse (2/23/13)…Averaged 18.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, while shooting .498 from the field, .441 from three-point range and .807 from the free-throw in Big East play during his sophomore campaign.

PERSONAL:
The son of Otto and Elnor Porter…Born in St. Louis, MO…Has a sister, Brittany, and a brother, Jeffrey…Enjoys bike riding…Lists his father as the most influential person in his athletic career…Earned all-state honors as a junior and senior at Scott County Central…Won three state championships…In the state championship game as a senior, he scored 29 points and grabbed 35 rebounds, breaking the school record for career rebounds, previously held by his father.

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Vitals

Height: 6'8''/ 2.03m
Weight: 198 lbs./ 89.8 kg
Born: June 03, 1993
From: Georgetown
Draft: 2014
NBA Debut: 2013
Years Pro: 1
Previous Teams:
  Washington Wizards 2013 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Georgetown/USA

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