Warriors player who should get new contract: Otto Porter Jr.
The Golden State Warriors brought in Porter Jr. on a veteran’s minimum this past offseason.
It was a bargain contract for the Warriors, bringing in a former top-five pick. Porter Jr. never really reached the level many thought he could get to early on in his career, but his shooting has certainly not been the reason why.
Porter Jr. is one of the best shooting big men for his size in the league, and that’s been huge for Golden State.
The veteran forward is averaging 1.5 threes per game and shooting 39.1% from deep this season. 28, Porter Jr., given his success and role within the franchise, should want to stay in the Bay Area and not aim for the highest amount in a contract.
Averaging 8.4 points per game and having a 58.3 effective field goal percentage, Porter Jr. has done better than expected for the Warriors and deserves to be on the shortlist of those that have earned themselves a new contract.