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Otto Porter - SF, 6'8, 198
Washington Wizards - Drafted 3rd overall in 2013
       Date of birth: 06/03/1993
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 3rd pick, 2013
     Out of: Georgetown
  NBA Experience: 4 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
2013 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 3rd overall by Washington.
8th July, 2013 NBA Signed four year, $19,305,421 rookie contract with Washington. Included team options for 2015/16 and 2016/17.
14th October, 2014 NBA Washington exercised 2015/16 team option.
28th September, 2015 NBA Washington exercised 2016/17 team option.
6th July, 2017 NBA Signed four year, $106,524,978 offer sheet with Brooklyn. Included player option for 2020/21.
8th July, 2017 NBA Matched by Washington.
When: Where:
2011 - 2013 Georgetown (NCAA)
June 2013 - present Washington Wizards (NBA)
From blog:


   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Otto Porter
SF, 6’8, 198lbs, 24 years old, 4 years of experience

Shot a .628% true shooting percentage and 43.4% from outside, an excellent role model for all the “needs to develop range and ball skills” types of athletic forward described elsewhere in this piece as to what could truly be possible for them. Not flashy, just solid - cutting, running, spotting up, boarding, absolutely never turning the ball over ever (or so it seems) and providing effective, versatile defence. The Wizards’ financial situation in this post-Mahinmi era is a bit stretched, and some money will have to be cut somewhere as Porter enters restricted free agency. But definitely do not cut it here.

Player Plan: Entering restricted free agency, and might be about to be maxed by a team such as Brooklyn (if not Brooklyn) who can afford to overpay on quality if not star youngsters. Maxing Porter likely puts the team into the tax territory. Not keeping him takes them out of contention. Pay Porter, and if money needs to be saved, save it elsewhere.

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