Who is Toronto Raptors player Jontay Porter being investigated for betting, bio, age, height, brother, wife and contract

Who is Toronto Raptors player Jontay Porter being investigated for betting, bio, age, height, brother, wife and contract

Here is all you need to know about American basketball player Jontay Porter including his age, height, bio and more 

According to various sources who spoke with ESPN on Monday, Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter is the subject of an NBA investigation after a number of instances of betting irregularities over the previous few months.

An ESPN story claims that during the Raptors’ losses to the Los Angeles Clippers on January 26 and the Sacramento Kings on March 20, an unidentified gambler or gamblers placed sizable wagers on individual statistics including points, rebounds, assists, and three-pointers.

Who is Toronto Raptors player Jontay Porter being investigated for betting, bio, age, height, family, parents, brother, wife and contract

Porter barely got a few minutes of action in each game before leaving early due to a minor injury. In both cases, the winners were also the bettors who thought Porter’s particular statistics would come in “under” the pre-established betting lines.

A representative for the NBA stated, “We’re looking into it.” Conversely, the Toronto Raptors have chosen not to respond. Here is all you need to know about the player.

Who is Jontay Porter?

Jontay Porter is an American professional basketball player who was born on November 15, 1999 in Columbia, Missouri, U.S. The 24-year-old stands 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) tall. He plays for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Raptors 905 of the NBA G League on a two-way contract.

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A look at Jontay Porter’s career

Playing for the Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School in their hometown of Columbia, Missouri, Jontay began his high school career. On November 10, 2017, Porter made his debut for the season in a 74–59 victory over Iowa State University. He scored 11 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in a rout over Wagner College 99–55, three days after making his debut.

Against the University of Georgia, Porter scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in his first start of the 2018–19 season on January 10, 2018, as Missouri defeated them 68–56.

Jontay Porter represented the Missouri Tigers in collegiate basketball. Before moving up a class to attend Missouri and play with his older brother, Michael Porter Jr., Porter was originally listed as a recruit under the Class of 2018.

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Porter has played for Memphis Grizzlies (2020–2021), Wisconsin Herd (2022–2023), Motor City Cruise (2023) before moving to Raptors on December 9, 2023.

Jontay Porter’s family

Jontay Porter was born to Lisa, a college basketball at Iowa and Michael Porter who played collegiately at New Orleans.

Jontay has three other siblings. A brother named Michael Porter Jr. and two other sisters named Bri and Cierra.

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Jontay Porter and his wife Kelli Kingma got married at the stunning Newcastle Golf Course.

Jontay Porter’s salary

This season, Porter, who is signed to a two-way one year contract, will receive a salary of $415,000.

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