Porter's versatility still remains a question mark

Porter's versatility still remains a question mark
September 13, 2013, 1:45 am
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The Wizards open training camp Sept. 29, but most of the 15-man roster already has gone to work at Verizon Center. Coach Randy Wittman recently talked to CSN Washington about the task ahead for a team that only won 29 games last season and hasn't made the playoffs since 2008 but is expected to turn this around.

Friday's key question: The team's top draft pick, Otto Porter, who had been limited by hamstring tightness going into Las Vegas summer league in July, is a small forward who is projected to be able to play at shooting guard, too. Based on what Porter has shown so far in training, does that still look like a possibility?

Wittman: "We didn't get to see enough. He played about a game and a quarter in Vegas. I think he's going to be a versatile player who's able to do different things. People get caught up, which is kind of funny, in the two (shooting guard) and the three (small forward) position. I wish they'd get rid of numbers to be honest with you. The way we play in my system, there's no difference, two/three, three/two. It's really the same position to me as well as the four and five (power forward and center) can be the same position."

Thursday's take: Wizards expecting to see 'a different John Wall'

Wednesday: Vesely's off-season form gives Wizards hope

Tuesday: This is how Harrington opens up the floor

Monday: Full-speed ahead with Nene