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PROFESSIONALLY: Holds a career average 7.5 points and 2.6 assists in 186 games (86 starts)…Scored a career-high 28 points at DAL (12/12/15)…Recorded five double-doubles in 2015-16, the first of his career coming on 12/6/15 vs. DAL when he recorded 15 points and 11 rebounds...Was named to the 2014 All-NBA Summer League First Team after averaging 19.0 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists per while shooting .469 from the field in six games.
2015-16: Averaged career-highs in points (11.6), rebounds (5.2), and assists (1.6) in 75 games (73 starts)…Had a career high 28 points at DAL (12/12) on 11-18 shooting…Had his first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds vs. DAL (12/6)…Had a career-high five steals at DEN (3/12)…Had nine games of 20+ points, third most on the Wizards…Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds at Miami (12/7)…Set career-highs in 13 different categories…Missed four games due to a sore right hip (1/15-1/20) and three games due to a bruised left thigh (12/19-12/23).
2014-15: Averaged 6.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 19.2 minutes per game (13 starts)...Had 13 games of 10+ points...Scored a career-high 21 points vs. MIL (11/1)...Averaged 10.2 points and 4.3 rebounds in 13 starts...Scored 19 points on a career-high eight field goals made at PHI (2/27)...Had a career-high four steals vs. CLE (2/20)...Missed one game due to left hamstring tightness (11/22).
2013-14: 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.