Otto Porter BIO:
PROFESSIONALLY: 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.
2013-14: Averaged 2.1 points and 1.5 rebounds in 37
games…Made his NBA debut playing 14 minutes against MIL (12/6)…Scored a
career-high nine points vs. BOS (4/2) and at ORL (4/11)… Had his career high of
nine rebounds at ORL (4/12) and tallied eight rebounds against DET (12/28)…
Missed 15 games due to injury (15 - right hip flexor (10/30-11/27).
COLLEGIATELY: 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.
PERSONALLY: 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.