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Otto Porter‘s selection of groups was made for him when the Washington Wizards matched the 4-yr, $106-million supply sheet he signed with the Brooklyn Nets, however on Thursday he sounded completely satisfied to stay in D.C.

“After two years at Georgetown and 4 years with the Wizards right here in Washington, D.C., I am excited to be staying house,” Porter was quoted in a workforce launch that made the signing official.

The Wizards’ determination to match the Nets’ substantial supply might be seen as a no brainer from a basketball perspective, although it is cut up a few of the staff’s fan base. Porter has turn out to be an integral a part of the Wizards’ success, rating seventh within the NBA in true capturing proportion final season.

The Nets’ supply sheet was reportedly crammed with disincentives for the Wizards to match, together with a 15 % commerce kicker and a caveat that advances 50 % of his wage earlier than Oct. 1 every season.

At a mean wage of $26.5 million a yr, Porter now makes greater than teammates Bradley Beal ($23.7 million per) and John Wall ($18 million).