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69. Terry Porter
Terry Porter is one of the best NBA players ever to come from a Division II school.  He was so highly regarded form tiny Wisconsin-Stevens Point that he was invited to the 1984 Olympic trials where he almost made the team; but was in the final cut with Charles Barkley and John Stockton.  A solid career followed for Porter in the NBA primarily with the Portland Trail Blazers where he teamed with Clyde Drexler to form one of the best backcourts in the league for almost a decade.  He would make two Finals appearances but failed to earn a ring despite being one of the best shooting point guards ever.  Porter will be remembered for those great appearances in the Finals and a long career but is a long shot to get in.  Of course he was a long shot to even make the league too.



Should Terry Porter be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 46.5%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 41.9%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 4.7%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 7%

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
  • Eligible Since: Tuesday, 01 January 2008
  • Position: Point Guard
  • Played For: Portland Trail Blazers, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, Minnesota Timberwolves
  • College: Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • Drafted: 1st Round, 24th Overall in 1985
  • Major Accolades and Awards: NBA All Star Teams (2) (1991 & 1993)
    Championship Rings: None
  • Other Points of Note: Top Ten Finishes: Minutes Played (1) (1988-89)
    Top Ten Finishes: Three Point Field Goals (3) (1990-91, 1991-92 & 1992-93)
    Top Ten Finishes: Three Field Goal Percentage (3) (1990-01, 1992-93 & 1999-2000)
    Top Ten Finishes: Free Throw Percentage (2) (1989-90 & 1993-94)
    Top Ten Finishes: Assists (5) (1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89, 1989-90 & 1990-91)
    Top Ten Finishes: Steals (1) (1986-87)
    Top Ten Finsihes: Minutes per Game (1) (1988-89)
    Top Ten Finishes: Assists per Game (5) (1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89 & 1989-90)
    Top Ten Finishes: Steals per Game (1) (1986-87)
    Top Ten Finishes: Win Shares (2) (1989-90 & 1990-91)
    Top Ten Finishes: Box Plus/Minus (1) (1990-91)
    Top Ten Finishes: VORP (1) (1990-91)
  • Notable All-time Rankings: 15.  Assists: 7,160
    30.  Games Played: 1,274
    35.  Steals: 1,583
    45.  Three Point Field Goals: 1,297

Should Terry Porter be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 46.5%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 41.9%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 4.7%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 7%

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