Porter is in the second season of a four-year, $106 million deal that the Wizards matched after he signed an offer sheet with Brooklyn in the summer of 2017. Porter was always overpaid on his current contract, which runs through 2020-21 with a player option, but he was valuable to a healthy, full-bore Washington team as a versatile third wheel for Wall and Bradley Beal. But, star guard John Wall ruptured his left Achilles tendon earlier this week while recovering from a December heel surgery. They reduced this year's tax bill from $8.96 million to $3.34 million.
Porter has a hefty contract, owed almost $27.3 million in 2019-'20 before holding a player option for almost $28.5 million in 2020-'21.
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However, she has since refused to perform (or even attend the ceremony) according to reports , after she disagreed with producers. Along with Grande, it's been reported that Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 also won't be attending this year's Grammys .
Porter has averaged 12.6 points and 5.6 rebounds in 29 minutes per game this season. He has shot 36.9 percent from 3-point range.
The Bulls, meanwhile, are in the midst of a "tanking" season at just 12-41. This trade was an acknowledgement by the Bulls of that league-wide belief, as big-market teams rarely give up a maximum-salary slot in a strong free-agent class to acquire a good player who nonetheless doesn't much move the needle much in their long-term championship aspirations. He's expected to be out for most of next season. Parker was averaging 14.3 points and 6.2 rebounds.
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The speech painted a portrait of menacing immigrants endangering Americans and a sharp challenge to Congress to build the wall. The 35-day shutdown, Abrams will say, "defied every tenet of fairness and abandoned not just our people, but our values".
With Parker and Portis having expired contracts after this season, the Wizards front office just cleared major cap space moving forward.
The 23-year-old Portis is averaging 14.1 points and 7.3 rebounds in 22 games.
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Even still, both infielders contended they would have had little concern about that if Machado had come to the Bronx. Harper was the National League MVP in 2015, National League Rookie of the Year in 2012 and is a six time all-star.
Parker had signed a one-year, $20 million deal with his hometown Bulls prior to the start of the season, but quickly fell in new head coach Jim Boylan's doghouse.