21 Facts About Bobby Portis


Bobby Portis played college basketball for the Arkansas Razorbacks, earning consensus second-team All-American honors as a sophomore in 2015.


Bobby Portis won an NBA championship with Milwaukee in 2021.


Bobby Portis played high school basketball at Hall High School in Little Rock.


Bobby Portis was a highly decorated prep player there, earning McDonald's and Parade All-American status and was named Mr Basketball of Arkansas in 2013.


Bobby Portis was named to the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman team and second-team All-SEC.


Bobby Portis was named one of 20 finalists for the John R Wooden Award for national college player of the year, one of only two players from the SEC.


On March 10,2015, Bobby Portis was selected as the SEC Player of the Year by the league's coaches.


On June 25,2015, Bobby Portis was selected with the 22nd overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls.


Bobby Portis signed his rookie scale contract with the Bulls on July 7,2015.


On January 6,2017, Bobby Portis was assigned to the Windy City Bulls, Chicago's D-League affiliate.


On February 6,2019, Bobby Portis was traded, along with Jabari Parker and a 2023 second-round pick, to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Otto Porter.


On July 9,2019, Bobby Portis signed with the New York Knicks.


Bobby Portis became a free agent when the Knicks decided not to exercise the team option on November 19,2020.


On November 26,2020, Bobby Portis signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.


On July 1,2021 Bobby Portis had his first career playoff start against Atlanta in the Eastern Conference Finals in place of an injured Giannis Antetokounmpo.


Later that month, Bobby Portis missed 4 games while in the NBA's COVID-19 protocols.


On June 29,2022, Bobby Portis exercised the second-year player option on his existing contract, becoming an unrestricted free agent.


One day later, Bobby Portis announced he had re-signed with the Bucks on a four-year contract worth $49 million.


On January 25,2023, it was announced Bobby Portis suffered MCL and ankle injuries during a win over the Detroit Pistons, and would be out for at least two weeks.


Portis' foundation, the Bobby Portis Foundation, is a charitable organization that creates programs and initiatives for single mothers in Arkansas.


In October 2022, Bobby Portis launched a campaign alongside the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Milwaukee mayor Cavalier Johnson that aims to lower reckless driving and speeding in Wisconsin.