Otto Porter Jr. Buys Lunch for, Eats With Homeless Man in Washington, According to Letter to Newspaper


otto porterHaving played two years at Georgetown before entering the NBA draft, Wizards rookie Otto Porter Jr. is not an unfamiliar face around the nation’s capital.

But a story published in The Washington Post earlier this week should make the No. 3 overall pick even more popular among D.C. residents.

In a letter to the editor, a Vienna, Va., resident named Michael Stein recounted what took place at a Washington sandwich shop last Friday, where a homeless man had been unsuccessfully asking if any customer could “spare a sandwich.”

“After about 25 minutes, Otto Porter Jr., the Georgetown basketball star and the Washington Wizards? newest first-round draft pick, drove up, hopped out of his car and entered the shop,” Stein wrote. “Mr. Porter soon exited with his sandwich and drink — but also with a sandwich, a bag of chips and a drink for the homeless man. Mr. Porter then sat down next to the man, and they both enjoyed their sandwiches while making small talk.”

You did good, rookie.

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