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"He's a guy that makes you better," said Washington coach Randy Wittman. "He does a lot of different things and does them good."
The small forward who led Georgetown to a share of the Big East regular-season title played his college home games at the Verizon Center, the arena owned by the Wizards' franchise.
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The former Georgetown star will stay at Verizon Center to begin his professional career after the Wizards took him with the third overall pick in Thursday night's draft.
In addition to the third selection, the Wizards also hold the 38th and 54th picks in this year's draft, and are presented with an opportunity to add that much-needed depth to their squad.
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Porter recently wrapped up his sophomore year with averages of 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds en route to being named Big East Player of the Year. Many mock drafts, including from analysts at ESPN.com and CBSSports.com, have the Wizards selecting Porter with the third overall pick.
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When former spy Edward Snowden revealed to the world that the federal government is spying on most Americans, most Americans were surprised and unhappy.