Porter already back to training with Wizards

Porter already back to training with Wizards
July 24, 2013, 11:15 am
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After sitting out most of summer league with an injury in Las Vegas last week, Otto Porter is getting back to normal while training at Verizon Center.

Porter had an issue with tightness in his right hamstring going into the third exhibition. He started but only played one quarter. He missed the final two games as the Wizards finished 2-3.

Porter shot 9-for-30, good for 30 percent, had 11 total rebounds, three assists, two steals, three turnovers and missed all five of his three-point attempts.

As it appeared, there aren't any deeper issues with his hamstring and the Wizards held him out as more of a precautionary measure. Porter has done stretching and exercising with the training staff this week, team officials confirmed to CSN. 

The Wizards don’t begin training camp until late September, which gives Porter more than enough time to return to full-speed. 

By then Bradley Beal (lower right leg) also should be back to full basketball activities. He is doing drills with the USA Basketball team for mini-camp but still hasn't been cleared for contact. 

If the Wizard are able to get the oft-injured Nene and John Wall into camp fully healthy, too, it'll be a major step in correcting a 29-win season a year ago. Wall and Nene began 2012-13 on the bench because of leg injuries. 

Nene was inactive to end the regular season because of sore knees.