The Golden State Warriors, which won their seventh NBA championship, suffered an immediate dissolution. In this regard, Draymond Green explained why his team was unable to retain Otto Porter Jr., who left for Toronto.
The 2021-2022 season was a magical season for America Golden State Warriorswhere they wrote another golden chapter of their history with their seventh conquest NBA Championship by their stars Stephen Curry And the Draymond Greenbut also from a strong group of teammates that empowered them.
However, the dubThe fairy tale soon ended as legendary now Steve CareThe team is starting to suffer blows as the next league season approaches. They can only be the departure of important elements such as Otto Porter Jr..
It only took one season for the young striker to earn the respect and appreciation of his teammates and Golden State Warriors fans. But, despite getting a taste of the NBA championship for the first time in his career, he decided to end his time with Carrie and Greene to move to the Toronto Raptors.
Why did Otto Porter Jr. leave the Golden State Warriors?
If there is anyone who influences me dub The locker room next to Stephen Curry is Draymond Green. Leaders on and off the field. So, regarding Porter Jr.’s departure to Toronto, Draymond pointed out the main reasons why it happened, something the Warriors couldn’t compete with: money and family.
“I thought this was huge for Otto, I’m so happy for Otto… Otto’s wife, from Toronto, had the chance to be in her hometown, I think that’s amazing. For Otto to come to the Warriors and re-establish his career the way he did and help us win the championship, we will definitely miss him, his shot, his height, his competitive nature that he brought us all year. But get your money, it’s all with love, congratulations to my brother. We look forward to Otto continuing to do great things.’,” said Greene according to Taylor Wirth of NBC Sports.
On the financial front, according to data from sports newsThe salary increase that Otto Porter Jr will receive with the Toronto Raptors is massive. In his one season with the Warriors, he earned 2.4 million, however, in the Canadian NBA team that would make him earn 12.4 million spread over two years.