Portis signed as a free agent with the Bucks in November of 2020. He made his team debut on opening night against the Celtics. In 16 minutes, he recorded three points, four rebounds and one assist. He recorded his first of 12 double-doubles two days later on Christmas against the Warriors. In the win, Portis played 26 minutes and recorded 10 points, 12 rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal. He had his first of seven 20-point outings on Jan. 11 against the Magic, posting exactly 20 points. His season high in scoring was 23 points, which he achieved in a win over the 76ers on April 22. His other season highs included 15 rebounds, five assists, four steals, three blocks and five made threes. During the regular season, he averaged 11.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 20.8 minutes. During the Bucks' run to the NBA title, Portis averaged 8.8 points and 5.0 rebounds in 18.3 minutes. His best playoff performance was Game 5 against the Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals. Across 36 minutes, the big man recorded 22 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals.2019
Portis appeared in all 66 games for the Knicks during the coronavirus-shortened 2019-20 regular season. It was his first season as a Knickerbocker. Portis averaged 10.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 21.1 minutes per contest. The big forward shot 45.0 percent from the field, hit 1.0 threes per game at a 35.8 percent clip and converted 76.3 percent of his free throws. On Jan. 8 against the Jazz, Portis dished out a career-high six assists. During the game, he also double-doubled for 13 points (5-17 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-1 FT) and a season-high 13 rebounds in 29 minutes. The game was one of Portis' five double-doubles for the year. His other single-game season highs were 30 points, four made threes, three steals and two blocks. Arguably Portis' best overall performance of the season occurred Oct. 28 during a home win over the Bulls. In 30 minutes, he posted 28 points (10-14 FG, 4-4 3Pt, 4-5 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists (no turnovers) and two blocks. Portis' longest streak of double-digit scoring was four games from Feb. 29 through Mar. 6. During that span, across 23.0 minutes per contest, he averaged 15.0 points on 11.0 shots, 4.3 rebounds and 1.0 block.2018
Portis appeared in 50 games (28 starts) during the 2018-19 season, splitting his time between the Bulls and Wizards. His season started in Chicago. During the fourth game of the season, versus Charlotte, Portis suffered a knee injury. The next day, Portis was diagnosed with a sprained MCL in his right knee. The injury would force the power forward to miss 23 games. Portis would return on Dec. 10 and play 19 minutes versus the Kings. The return was short-lived, as Portis suffered a sprained right ankle on Dec. 20 and missed seven more games. Portis played in 22 of Chicago's first 53 games, averaging 14.1 points and 7.3 rebounds across 24 minutes. Once traded to the Wizards on Feb. 6, he saw more action, garnering 27 minutes per game and averaging 14.3 points and 8.6 rebounds. On Feb. 8, Portis scored a season-high 30 points during his first game with the Wizards. On Mar. 29, the veteran delivered 28 points, 13 boards, four assists, four steals and one block in a loss to Utah. Altogether, Portis set career highs in per game averages for points (14.2), rebounds (8.1) and threes (1.5). His three-point shot percentage (39.3) also marked a career high. He recorded at least 20 points on nine occasions and double-digit rebounds 16 times. With Washington, Portis was part of a successful five-man lineup that was plus-6.3 points per 100 possessions in a 149-minute sample that included Tomas Satoransky, Bradley Beal, Troy Brown and Thomas Bryant.2017
Bobby Portis's game improved considerably over the course of his first three NBA seasons and 2017-18 was his best campaign to date. Seeing time at both power forward and center, the 6-foot-11 Portis quickly earned the trust of new Bulls' Head Coach Jim Boylan. Portis averaged 22.5 minutes after seeing just 15.6 minutes worth of action in 2016-17. The increased playing time resulted in career-best marks in points (13.2), rebounds (6.8), assists (1.7), steals (0.7) and made three-pointers (1.1). Portis again proved to be an efficient offensive player, nailing 47.1 percent of his field goals and 76.9 percent of his free-throws. The big man added the three-pointer as a new weapon this season. After making only 0.5 threes last year, Portis drained 1.1 three pointers this season, shooting 36 percent from behind the arc. Portis' strong all-around season led to him producing 12 double-doubles. On Feb. 2, the burly power forward scored a career-high 38 points during a loss to the Sixers. Portis finished with 20 or more points on nine different occasions and had a pair of games in which he grabbed at least 15 rebounds.2016
The 2016-17 season was Bobby Portis' sophomore year in The Association. He generated statistics very similar to his rookie season. Portis averaged 6.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 0.2 blocks and 0.5 made threes over 64 games. In December and January, Portis' playing time was sporadic. On Jan. 6, he appeared in one G League game for the Windy City Bulls, posting 32 points and nine rebounds. But then, following the trade of Taj Gibson at the trade deadline, Portis' minutes increased over the last two months of the season. From Feb. 24 through Mar. 17, Portis started 12 straight games for Chicago and averaged 9.2 points and 6.6 boards in those starts. On Mar. 2, Portis snagged a season-high 13 rebounds, plus 17 points, during a home win over the Warriors. On March 18, Portis scored a season-high 22 points in a win over Utah. Portis ended the season with five double-doubles and 18 games with 10 or more points. Chicago ended the season with a 41-41 record. The Bulls then faced the Celtics in the first round of the playoffs. In Game 1 of the series, Portis scored 19 points and grabbed nine boards to lead the Bulls to victory. But after another win in Game 2, Portis and the Bulls would struggle and lose to the Celtics in six games.2015
Bobby Portis was drafted by the Chicago Bulls with the 22nd overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. He appeared in 62 games during his rookie season and started four times. The muscular power forward made his NBA debut Nov. 3, scoring 10 points and grabbing two rebounds in a loss at Charlotte. From October through mid-December, Portis appeared in only four of Chicago's first 24 games. His role increased dramatically in mid-December after Joakim Noah was lost for the season with a shoulder injury. On Dec. 19, Portis produced a career-high 20 points and 11 boards during a loss to the Knicks. From Dec. 19 through to the end of the season, Portis played in all 58 of Chicago's games and averaged 18.5 minutes of run per contest. On Feb. 27, Portis posted 10 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in a loss to the Trail Blazers. Portis collected six double-doubles during his rookie season.