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Terry Porter

Porter in 2009
Portland Pilots
Position Head coach
League West Coast Conference
Personal information
Born (1963-04-08) April 8, 1963 (age 53)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school South Division
(Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
College Wisconsin–Stevens Point (1981–1985)
NBA draft 1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career 1985–2002
Position Point guard
Number 30
Coaching career 2002–present
Career history
As player:
1985–1995 Portland Trail Blazers
1995–1998 Minnesota Timberwolves
1998–1999 Miami Heat
1999–2002 San Antonio Spurs
As coach:
2002–2003 Sacramento Kings (assistant)
2003–2005 Milwaukee Bucks
2006–2008 Detroit Pistons (assistant)
2008–2009 Phoenix Suns
2011–2014 Minnesota Timberwolves (assistant)
2016–present U of Portland
Career highlights and awards

2× NBA All-Star (1991, 1993)
J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1993)
No. 30 retired by the Portland Trail Blazers

Career NBA statistics
Points 15,586 (12.2 ppg)
Assists 7,160 (5.6 apg)
Steals 1,583 (1.2 spg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

The big hurdle is going out and raising the revenue. There's no doubt about that; it's an uphill battle.
Terry Porter
I had never dreamed about the NBA like some guys did. I was a non-scholarship player at an NAIA college. I played on the Boys and Girls Club team in my freshman and sophomore years of high school before I made the high school team. I was our backup center in college.
Terry Porter
We can't worry about who we don't have. We have to go into these games with the guys we have.
Terry Porter
When I first went to Stevens Point, I never thought I'd ever be close to the NBA. I didn't even think about the NBA. The big start for me was making it to the final cut for the Olympic team, and I was the only one who was going to be back for my senior year of college.
Terry Porter
During my senior year, there were NBA scouts at my games. At some point, I guess, I started hoping I'd get drafted by a team where there would be a great situation for me. As it turned out, Portland was the best situation for me.
Terry Porter