Mizzou Alum, Jontay Porter gets NBA contract

4 months 6 days 6 hours ago Sunday, March 08 2020 Mar 8, 2020 Sunday, March 08, 2020 4:40:19 PM CDT March 08, 2020 in Sports
By: Robbie Liapis, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou basketball player, Jontay Porter, has signed a multi-year deal with the Memphis Grizzlies according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Porter is still rehabbing his two knee injuries, but he is expected to be ready for next season.

The Porters are no strangers to injuries, as his brother Michael Porter Jr. was out for his entire first season with the Nuggets.

Porter averaged ten points and seven rebounds while shooting 44 percent from the field in his one year at Mizzou.

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