The Wizards are relatively healthy as they ready to face Toronto starting Saturday.
Gortat disagreed with his coach and teammates about why he scored 23 points in victory.
Second-year swingman makes the most of his opportunity, stuffs the stat sheet with 10 points, six rebounds and four assists in 26 minutes.
Porter says his goal is to be "ultra-aggressive" this season.
Wizards forwards earned first-team recognition at the Las Vegas summer league last month
Otto Porter Jr. is looking forward to learning from Paul Pierce in his second season.
Of the 34 players selected third overall in the NBA Draft since 1980, Porter's 2.1 points per game is the lowest ever.
Though injuries and a backlog at small forward prevented No. 3 overall pick from cracking the rotation, Porter doesn't view it as a lost season.
Otto Porter's improved confidence and comfort as he adjusts to a rapid-moving NBA game started to become evident long before his alley-oop dunk and game-saving tip-in Frida's 96-86 victory over the Magic.
Wizards rookie Otto Porter Jr. used to travel two hours to watch the Memphis Grizzlies play. Now, he's hoping for a chance.