Wizards Insider: Otto Porter


Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/12/2014

Otto Porter’s big game in Orlando was several months in the making

Otto Porter’s is becoming more confident and comfortable as he adjusts to a rapid-moving NBA game.

By Michael Lee  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Wizards’ Otto Porter Jr. hears chants, gets rare chance to contribute

Rookie Otto Porter Jr. takes advantage of playing time late in Wizards’ playoff-clinching win.

By Michael Lee  |  03:49 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Otto Porter Jr. gets a rare opportunity, helps Wizards rally against Memphis

A bad break gave him a shot and a lucky shot provided a breakthrough for Otto Porter in loss to Memphis.

By Michael Lee  |  10:06 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Otto Porter Jr., Tayshaun Prince, Wizards

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Wizards’ Otto Porter has close-to-homecoming in Memphis

Wizards rookie Otto Porter Jr. used to travel two hours to watch the Memphis Grizzlies play. Now, he’s hoping for a chance.

By Michael Lee  |  05:31 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Memphis Grizzlies, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Last June, the NBA had a cold draft

Otto Porter Jr. and other members of the 2013 draft have sputtered early in their careers

By Michael Lee  |  01:13 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 NBA draft, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/31/2013

Wizards reserves set stage for final push in Detroit

Washington’s bench players staged a 14-0 second-half run to put team in position to defeat the Pistons on Monday

By Michael Lee  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Seraphin, Nene, Otto Porter Jr.

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 12/29/2013

Wizards’ Otto Porter Jr. gets first points as pro at Verizon Center

After a delay - and a charge - Otto Porter Jr. finally got a basket in the building where he flourished at Georgetown.

By Michael Lee  |  01:42 PM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Otto Porter Jr., Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Wizards’ Otto Porter tastes some fourth quarter minutes in Boston

Randy Wittman has used Otto Porter sparingly so far, but gave his rookie minutes during a critical fourth-quarter stretch in Boston.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Wizards’ Otto Porter still looking to regain his rhythm

Wizards rookie Otto Porter has been relatively quiet in his first two games as he attempts to regain his rhythm and is still seeking his first points in the NBA.

By Michael Lee  |  07:23 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Wizards plan to ease Otto Porter Jr. back into the fold

Otto Porter Jr. was thrust into a competitive game after missing three months, but the Wizards won’t give him a heavy load right away.

By Michael Lee  |  07:32 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 12/07/2013

Wizards’ Otto Porter Jr.: “I was pretty happy to be out there”

Otto Porter Jr. has two rebounds and an assist in his NBA debut after being sidelined for three months with a strained right hip flexor.

By Michael Lee  |  07:18 AM ET, 12/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 12/06/2013

Wizards’ Otto Porter will be a game-time decision against Milwaukee

Rookie, the third pick overall, hasn’t played this season.

By Michael Lee  |  02:27 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Wizards’ Otto Porter, Chris Singleton practice for first time; Trevor Ariza returns

The Wizards welcomed back three injured players to practice, as Otto Porter and Chris Singleton practice for the first time and Trevor Ariza returns. Only Ariza will play - and start - against the Los Angeles.

By Michael Lee  |  02:37 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Singleton, Otto Porter, Trevor Ariza

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Greg Monroe on Wizards’ Otto Porter Jr.: ‘I know he’ll grow up real fast’

Rookie remains sidelined with a hip injury.

By Michael Lee  |  12:06 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Otto Porter Jr., preseason

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 10/19/2013

Wizards’ Otto Porter Jr. on injured hip: ‘It still hurts’

First-round draft pick has been unable to practice since the start of training camp.

By Michael Lee  |  02:25 PM ET, 10/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Singleton, Injuries, Otto Porter Jr.

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 09/28/2013

Wizards' Otto Porter Jr. sidelined with right hip flexor

The third overall pick misses out on the first day of training camp, is day to day.

By Michael Lee  |  05:10 PM ET, 09/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Otto Porter Jr., Training camp

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Wizards top Nuggets in NBA summer league play, but lose Otto Porter Jr. to hamstring injury

Porter said after the game that he doesn't think the injury is serious.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  10:03 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Otto Porter Jr., Summer League

Posted at 10:24 PM ET, 07/14/2013

Wizards' Otto Porter Jr. has another rough outing at shooting guard

Wizards assistant coach Don Newman said the team is "fishing around" to find the right fit for Otto Porter Jr., who is struggling at shooting guard.

By Michael Lee  |  10:24 PM ET, 07/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:20 PM ET, 07/13/2013

Wizards plan to put Otto Porter's versatility to the test

The Wizards plan to use summer league as a time to test the versatility of Otto Porter Jr.

By Michael Lee  |  10:20 PM ET, 07/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBA Summer League, Otto Porter Jr.

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/08/2013

Wizards' Otto Porter draws praise from Georgetown Coach John Thompson III

Thompson believes No. 3 pick in last month's draft will be able to adjust to the NBA.

By Michael Lee  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:33 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Wizards' NBA Summer League team will be without 2012 draft picks

Otto Porter Jr. and Glen Rice Jr. will make their Wizards debuts in Las Vegas, but second-year players Bradley Beal and Tomas Satoransky will sit out.

By Michael Lee  |  09:33 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Glen Rice Jr., Otto Porter Jr., Summer League, Tomas Santoransky

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 06/28/2013

Wizards' Otto Porter Jr. happy to stay in second "hometown"

Otto Porter Jr. needed convincing before visiting Georgetown. Now Washington is his home.

By Michael Lee  |  07:32 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Wizards' Otto Porter Jr.: "We're going to do damage next year"

Third overall pick Otto Porter Jr. of Goergetown talks about why he thinks the Wizards draft him, how he'll fit in, and his belief that that Washington will be a playoff team next season.

By Michael Lee  |  08:21 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBA draft, Otto Porter Jr.

Posted at 10:01 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Otto Porter Jr. continues Washington Wizards' NBA draft youth movement

The Wizards are building around three players ages 19-22.

By Gene Wang  |  10:01 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:53 PM ET, 06/27/2013

In NBA draft, Otto Porter Jr. goes to Washington Wizards

Georgetown forward seen as obvious fit for Wizards.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  07:53 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 06/27/2013

NBA draft: Otto Porter Jr. is big talent from small town

His family calls him "Bubba."

By Michael Lee  |  04:36 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Wizards pre-draft workouts: Georgetown's Otto Porter Jr. returns to his old stomping grounds

Versatile forward says he'd be a good fit within the Wizards' current nucleus.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:17 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Otto Porter, Pre-draft workouts, Wizards

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Washington Wizards to host Otto Porter Jr. in pre-draft workout on June 14

The Wizards will hold a workout for Georgetown forward Otto Porter next week at Verizon Center.

By Michael Lee  |  10:38 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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