Jontay Porter Toronto Rapids salary, contract details and net worth in 2024

Jontay Porter Toronto Rapids salary, contract details and net worth in 2024

Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter recently received a lifetime ban from the NBA, find out more about the ban and his personal life below along with his net worth

Porter was once a rising star in the NBA but now finds his career crashing down following the lifetime ban.

Jontay Porter Toronto Rapids salary, contract details and net worth

Porter primarily plays as a center and power forward, and last played for the Toronto Raptors of the NBA.

Jontay Porter bio

Jontay Porter is an American professional basketball player who was born on November 15, 1999, in Columbia, Missouri, USA. He was born to parents Michael Porter and Lisa Porter, and he has a brother named Michael Porter Jr. During his childhood, he attended Father Tolton high school in Columbia, Missouri, and later Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, Washington. He later played for the Missouri Tigers in college basketball.

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Age and height

Jontay Porter is currently just 24 years old and stands at a height of 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m).

Jontay Porter career earnings and salary

Porter boasts a total career earnings of around $6,459,727 after spending four years in the NBA. According to reports, his last salary with the Toronto Raptors was estimated to be around $411,794.

Career

Jontay Porter had a difficult but triumphant journey in the NBA. He entered the NBA with a lot of hype surrounding him from his college career. During his time with the Missouri Tigers, he earned the SEC Sixth Man of the Year award. However, after suffering from a series of devastating injuries, including two torn ACLs, his career was already in trouble before it even began. Despite the setbacks, Porter signed with the Memphis Grizzlies and later joining the G League.  His determination eventually paid off when he signed a two-way contract with the Toronto Raptors.

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Net worth

Porter has an estimated net worth of $6 million, which reflects his success both on and off the court.

NBA imposes lifetime ban on Jontay Porter

The NBA has decided to officially impose a lifetime ban on Jontay Porter due to his involvement in gambling activities. The announcement left the entire basketball world in shock, with many fans and analysts discussing about his promising career. According to an NBA investigation, Porter bet on games, including those that he did not play in. Notably, his bets ranged from modest sums to tens of thousands of dollars.

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The investigation further found out that Porter placed at least 13 bets through an online betting account. He spent around $54,094 with an estimated payout of $76,059, which means he earned a total winning amount of $21,965. The NBA has decided to impose a lifetime ban on Porter as a sign of its commitment to upholding its principles of fairness and integrity. According to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Porter’s ban serves as a stern warning to other players tempted to do the same.

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