• Follow Us: Facebook Twitter

Scott County Central High School to rename gym floor after Otto Porter

Wizards rookie will also have jersey retired like his dad



Otto Porter shakes NBA Commissioner David Stern's hand after the Washington Wizards drafted the former Scott County Central star No. 3 overall. / Jerry Lai, USA TODAY Sports

Well that didn't take long.

Less than a month after the Washington Wizards made former Georgetown star Otto Porter the No. 3 pick of the NBA Draft, Porter's high school, Scott County (Sikeston, Mo.) Central, announced that it will retire Porter's number and rename its gym floor after him.

Scott County Superintendent Al McFerren told KFVS that the school board approved retiring Porter's No. 22. KFVS also reports that Porter and Georgetown coach John Thompson III are expected to attend a dedication for the floor at Ronnie Cook Gymnasium on Aug. 16.

MORE: Greece Athena HS to retire J-Mac's number

Porter's father, Otto Porter Sr., played at Scott County Central from 1972-76. His jersey is already retired.


Whitney Curtis for USA TODAY

Thanks to Kevin Jones for bringing this story to our attention.

 

Comments

What's Hot