As Aldridge mentioned, the Wizards have reportedly said that they will match any offer sent Porter's way, so it still seems likely that Porter will remain in Washington, however being able to strike a deal at the beginning of free agency would've likely saved the Wizards a bit of money.
Porter's agent, David Falk, has made it clear to teams that his client is expecting a max contract offer, so expect to see the Wizards ready to pony up some cash once Porter signs the offer sheet.
Hoping to pre-empt any other offers, the Wizards met with Porter immediately, and hoped to come to an agreement on a long-term deal to keep him in town.
Porter really came into his own previous year, showing the world why he was picked at No. 3 overall in 2013.
The 24-year-old wing is coming off his best season in the National Basketball Association, posting 13.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 32.6 minutes per game. Every single one of those averages and percentages were career-highs for the 24-year-old.
All reports out of Washington indicate the Wizards intend to match any offer for Porter, who was the third overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft.
The former Duke star, who previously played for the Orlando Magic and Milwaukee Bucks, struggled this year in the playoffs. The 11-year veteran shot 42.9 percent from three last season, a year after leading the league with a 47.5 percent mark.
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the deal includes a player option for the third year. A person with direct knowledge of the trade says Rubio was sent to the Jazz for a first-round pick in the 2018 draft.
Hogan said a crucial piece of evidence actually came from the body of the recent Rustin High School graduate. Apparently, it's because both vehicles were trying to merge in the same lane on the highway.
Conservatives complain that McConnell's bill doesn't go far enough in repealing President Barack Obama's health care law. But the tweet came amid continuing signs of GOP disagreement among moderates and conservatives over the bill.
Many traders were confused about GST and during the seminar they raised many questions which were answered by the officials. Now that GST is implemented and there's no way back, customers seem to have started accepting the new change in tax regime.
Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola called on the public to refuse to patronize clubs that glamorize violence . City officials in Little Rock suspended the club's license for allowing underage patrons into the club.
Meanwhile, big man Blake Griffin is also reportedly confirmed to sign a 5-year deal with his team Los Angeles Clippers. Oladipo averages a couple more points and assists per night while Crowder is a better rebounder and defender.
Storms are mostly likely in and east of the Finger Lakes, and are likely to hit from 2 to 10 p.m., the weather service said. Chances for showers and thunderstorms arrive on Sunday , with the best chances arriving in mid-afternoon.
Witnesses say the Barson's vehicle , which T-boned Williams auto , could not avoid hitting Williams's SUV. Williams told cops she ended up being stuck in the middle of the intersection because of other traffic.
NJ Government Shuts Down Over Horizon Dispute
Saturday's government shutdown following a budget impasse in the Assembly has left dozens of state parks closed to the public. A key difference is the Senate bill does not directly grant the state access to Horizon's surplus.
Well Played, HBO - If Mahershala Ali Is in
Interest in True Detective wasn't so high during its second season. "It's not dead ", he said at the time (via Deadline ). Of course, there are any number of questions now floating around True Detective season 3.