Otto Porter Jr. is a well know American professional basketball player. Otto was born on 3rd June 1993 in St. Louis, Missouri, Otto Porter Jr. attended Scott County Central High School where he played high school basketball and won all honours at the state level. Coming from a sporting family, it is of little surprise that he would emerge as a star. In college, he was listed among the best basketball players before entering the NBA, little wonder why he was among the early selections of the draft. His father Otto Porter Sr. and mother Elnora Porter were both high school basketball players and also attended Scott County Central High School.
Otto Porter as A Young College Basketball Player
Porter played college basketball for two years at Georgetown Hoyas before forfeiting his remaining years of eligibility to enter the NBA draft. He had an average record per game of 9.7 points and 6.8 rebounds in his first year and almost recorded twice the scores in his second. Due to his impressive stats, he won the Big East Player of the Year and was named a nominee for the Wooden Award and the Naismith Trophy.
Otto Porter has made lots of notable achievement as the overall third pick of the 2013 NBA draft by the Wizards. Due to injury, he was out of action for more than half of the season and debuted in a loss against Milwaukee Bucks. In 2014, he recorded nine points on two occasions, both in April. He also recorded an impressive 21 points in one half against Milwaukee Bucks in November. A year later, Porter recorded 23 points in a game which ended in a loss to Atlanta Hawks. Few games after, he recorded 28 points as the Wizards edged Dallas Mavericks with 3 points in a 114–111 victory.
Otto Porter featured for the NBA’s Chicago Bulls. He made his professional debut in 2013 and created a reliable reputation for himself during his spell with the Washington Wizards. He was selected early in the NBA draft after being regarded as a top prospect, judging from his college performances. Otto Porter’s biography facts, childhood, net worth and personal life will be reviewed in this article as highlights from his NBA/Basketball career, achievements, awards and other noteworthy events in his profile will be considered.