If the Washington Wizards are going to remain alive and advance in their opening-round series against the Toronto Raptors, they will have to do so without one of their key performers.
According the the Washington Post, starting small forward Otto Porter Jr. will not play the rest of this series after undergoing a small procedure on his left leg. According the Candace Buckner, the procedure was to address a build up of blood flow in the area his contusion.
BREAKING: Otto Porter Jr. is undergoing a small procedure on his left leg today to address a build up of blood flow in the area of his contusion, the Washington Post has learned.
He is OUT for Game 6, as well as the rest of the series if it continues.
— Candace Buckner (@CandaceDBuckner) April 27, 2018
The 6-foot-8, 198-pound Porter is averaging 10.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.2 steals in 31.6 minutes in the first five games of the series against Toronto, all starts, while shooting 48.8 percent from the field, including 41.7 percent from deep.