The Brooklyn Nets and restricted free agent Otto Porter Jr. have reached an agreement on an offer sheet that will pay the Washington Wizards forward the maximum of $106 million over four years, sources told ESPN’s Tim MacMahon.
The Wizards have made it clear that they intend to exercise their right to match any offer to Porter, a source reiterated to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk on Tuesday night.
The Utah Jazz had also intended to make a run at Porter as well, following Gordon Hayward‘s decision to sign in Boston, sources told MacMahon.
News of Porter’s agreement with the Nets was first reported by The Vertical.
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The restricted free agent will cash in on a breakout season during a contract year.
The third overall pick by Washington in 2013, Porter posted career-high averages of 13.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.5 steals, 51.6 percent shooting from the field and 43.4 percent 3-point shooting in 2016-17.
Porter became a serious 3-point threat, increasing his shooting from behind the arc from 36.7 percent from the season before. He started 80 games and became a third scoring threat to complement John Wall and Bradley Beal.
After going scoreless in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against Boston, Porter finished his season strong by bouncing back with 20 points and 10 rebounds in a Game 7 loss.
Porter was ranked No. 8 on the list of top available free agents this offseason compiled by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton.
Information from ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk was used in this report.