2017-18 Per-Game Stats: 14.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.5 steals, 50.3 percent shooting, 44.1 percent shooting
Advanced Stats: 18.3 PER, 176.20 TPA, 4.99 RPM
Contract Details: 3 years, $81.8 million (player option for 2020-21)
John Wall made an appearance on the honorable mentions in the point guard edition of this exercise. Bradley Beal earned full-blown inclusion with the shooting guards. Otto Porter Jr. is now getting a nod among small forwards.nike nfl jersey cheap
It’s almost like we’re trying to prove a point or something.
The Washington Wizards are not trading all three of their most important players. But their roster remains imbalanced and shallow, and they’re running out of ways to fake-hide it.
“Just got to add some pieces,” Wall said of Washington’s offseason priorities, per NBC Sports Washington’s Chase Hughes. “A lot, to be honest. There’s a lot that we can use…I think it’s pretty obvious. I don’t need to point it out. I think the way the league is going, you need athletic bigs, you need scoring off the bench, you need all of those types of things.”
Adding to the depth chart is next to impossible for the Wizards. They’ll begin the offseason inside luxury-tax territory if Jodie Meeks and Jason Smith exercise their player options, and their salary commitments only mushroom from here.cheap nfl jerseys nike
Beal, Wall and Porter will cost more than $90 million combined starting in 2019-20, when Kelly Oubre Jr. is ticketed for restricted free agency. The trio doesn’t get any cheaper as time goes on. Beal (2021) and Porter will still be in their primes when they’re up for new contracts.nike nfl jerseys for cheap
Incidentally, both of them will be easier to move than Wall. Few teams will pounce on the opportunity to take over his four-year, $169.3 million extension, which pays him nearly $46.9 million in 2022-23, his age-32 season. Beal stands to nab the best return of the trio, given the league’s continued emphasis on hybrid from-scratch creation. But the Wizards will want to retain him for that same reason.
Porter, by contrast, is decidedly overpaid. Perhaps he can assume more offensive responsibility away from Beal and Wall, but dedicating more than $80 million to that uncertain scenario is a big ask. And yet, his experience working off the ball as nfl jerseys nike cheap a spot-up shooter and cutter renders him a near-universal fit.
Over 40 percent of his offensive plays this past season ended in transition or as a spot-up shooter. And he canned more than 44 percent of his catch-and-fire threes. Virtually any team could acquire him with a clear vision of how he’d work within its offense. cheap nike nfl jerseys china
Pair that with still-developing switchability on defense, and his superstar salary won’t curb the list of suitors. Busting up their Biggish Three must be the Wizards’ last resort, but they need to more evenly spread out their roster expenses. Porter’s plug-and-play appeal should be good for a collection spare parts—cheaper role players and a pick or prospect or two.