Terry Porter Net Worth

Terry Porter is an entrepreneur and the star of Discovery Channel’s reality series Porter Ridge. He owns Country Auto Parts in Porter Ridge and is well known for sporting his signature shirtless Bieber hairstyle; Bryan and Delbert Sciscoe often compete against him in their store for business.

Portland Trail Blazers selected him in the first round (24th overall).

Early Life and Education

Terry Porter was a two-time NBA All-Star during his professional basketball playing days and now coaches the University of Portland men’s basketball team as its Head Coach. Through both his successful playing career and post-retirement endeavors in coaching and investing, Terry accumulated considerable wealth.

He was selected 24th overall in the 1st round draft by Portland Trail Blazers in 1985 and went on to play with Minnesota Timberwolves and Miami Heat before retiring in 2002.

He amassed impressive early career numbers that allowed him to tryout for Olympic Team trials alongside Michael Jordan, Wayman Tisdale, Patrick Ewing, Steve Alford and Leon Wood in 1984. Although he did not make it onto the team roster, his performance earned enough notice from NBA scouts to warrant further consideration for NBA employment.

Professional Career

Terry Porter was a professional basketball player for 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), beginning as a point guard with Portland Trail Blazers before moving onto Minnesota Timberwolves, Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs before retiring in 2001.

After retiring as an NBA player, he became a coach for the Milwaukee Bucks and also founded a philanthropy called Milwaukee Scholars Fund which provides scholarships for minority students.

Porter earned numerous accolades during his playing career, including two NBA All-Star Games. His dedication and devotion to basketball are unrivaled among athletes of his caliber; thus serving as an example to other aspiring athletes.

Achievement and Honors

Porter earned two NBA Finals championships during his 10-season tenure with the Trail Blazers and earned both the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award and franchise’s all-time assist record during this time.

Before retiring in 2002, he later played for Minnesota Timberwolves and Miami Heat; amassing averages of 12.2 points, 5.6 assists and 1.2 steals per game throughout his career made him one of the greatest point guards ever seen in basketball history.

Porter had his number 30 jersey retired by the Portland Trail Blazers after retiring as a player, becoming an NBA coach as soon as it ended and serving as head coach of University of Portland men’s basketball. Additionally, he remains active in charitable work while encouraging aspiring players to follow their dreams. Over time his success and recognition have resulted in him amassing an immense fortune.

Personal Life

Basketball player Terry Porter has amassed an impressive net worth through both his stellar career and post-retirement ventures. A two-time NBA All-Star, his # 30 jersey has been honored with its retirement by Portland Trail Blazers.

After retiring as a player, he turned his attention to coaching. After serving as assistant coach with both Sacramento Kings and Milwaukee Bucks teams before being appointed as head coach with Milwaukee in 2003 he remained with them until 2005 when he was fired due to failing to secure a playoff berth.

Now he is the head coach of the University of Portland men’s basketball team, while simultaneously working to promote breast cancer awareness. Additionally, he and his wife reside in Scottsdale, Arizona with two children each.

Net Worth

Porter earned a scholarship to play for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point under Coach Dick Bennett, where he excelled. The Portland Trail Blazers then selected him 24th overall in their NBA draft that same year.

He has served as a healthcare executive in Kansas, Missouri and Colorado organizations and on two hospital boards of directors.

Terry Porter currently operates Country Auto Parts in his hometown of Porter Ridge, Indiana. It’s well-known for being shirtless and being run by Terry himself; when there are disputes or issues in his community he acts as mediator and works to settle them through mediation. It faces stiff competition from Dog Killer Ridge run by Bryan and Delbert Sciscoe and Kayla Porter is part of his team at this auto shop.

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