After 11 NBA seasons, Otto Porter Jr. announces his retirement.

Today, NBA forward Otto Porter Jr. made his retirement announcement.

“For the past 11 years, I had the chance to live my lifelong dream of playing in the NBA,” said Porter Jr.

“Winning an NBA Championship fulfilled that dream! I'm retiring because my body won't let me play at my best.”

Porter Jr. (6-8, 230, Georgetown) played 11 NBA seasons with the Wizards (2013-19), Bulls (2018-21), Magic (2020-21), Warriors (2021-22), and Raptors (2022-24). 

Porter Jr., drafted third overall by Washington in the 2013 NBA Draft, averaged 10.3 points, 47.7 percent from the field and 39.7 percent from three, 4.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 1.1 steals in 25.4 minutes per game in 527 career games (319 starts), helping Golden State win a championship in 2022.

Born in Morley, Mo., he played two years at Georgetown (2011-13) and averaged 16.2 points, 48.0 percent shooting, 42.2 percent from beyond the arc, 7.5 boards, 2.7 assists, and 1.8 steals in 35.4 minutes per game as a sophomore. 

He was named Big East Player of the Year, Consensus All-America First Team, and All-Big East First Team after his final season at Georgetown.

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