A Look At Otto Porter Jr.’s Two Seasons With Georgetown Hoyas
Otto Porter Jr. did wonders with the Georgetown Hoyas in the 2012-13 college basketball season, but he decided to declare for the 2013 NBA Draft. However, let’s take a look at Porter Jr.’s two seasons with the team.
In his freshman year, Porter Jr. averaged 9.7 points per game, 6.8 rebounds per game, 52.5 percent from the field and 22.6 percent from behind the arc.
In his sophomore season, Porter Jr. put up 16.2 points per game, 7.5 rebounds per game, 48 percent from the field and 42.2 percent from behind the arc.
Porter Jr. got more playing time for Georgetown this past season, which was a very smart choice. He became a scoring threat to say the least. It is amazing how much better he got from behind the arc. He made 43 threes this season, whereas he made 12 threes last year.
Porter Jr. proved that he could score the basketball and we already knew that he could rebound at a high rate. If he can keep this up at the next level, he could be a very good player. It helps that Porter Jr. stands at 6’8”.
Georgetown was one of the best teams in the country this year and Porter Jr. was a big reason for that. However, he has the talent to make the same impact for whatever team picks him up at the next level. In just one season, Porter Jr. raised his draft stock and he will be one of the hottest names entering the NBA draft for obvious reasons.
The Hoyas will miss him, but this is a team that is usually a contender and will be fine without him.
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