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It also offered a reminder of why Porter had become Silas’ latest protégé. “Since I got here, way before that in the G League, (we) stayed communicating,” Porter said. “He just told me keys and things he wanted to see when I was down there. He was impressed with everything … I was applying in the next game. So, when I got up here, I kind of felt confident. He felt confident, too, just comfortable to be able to talk to each other about whatever, life or on the court.
“He shoots a ton,” Silas said. “All of our guys shoot a ton. (Assistant coach) John Lucas does an amazing job … with the young guys. They’re in getting shots up in the morning and after practice He works a lot. He’s a hard worker. But we also have the structure in place for those guys to do that. They know it’s a priority of ours. “For him to be successful, he’s going to have to be someone who can make those shots. To see the hard work that he puts in pay off was great.”