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ESPN’s Chris Haynes and Marc J. Spears report that the Kings have offered Otto Porter the max following a meeting with the Wizard’s small forward. Porter, they and Brian Lewis report, is still taking meetings.

Later, Haynes reported that two unidentified teams, one of them presumably the Nets, will meet with Porter.

That’s indeed good news for the Nets ... if they are going to make a pitch to the 24-year-old. As of Sunday, the identity of the other team wasn’t known. A max offer would pay Porter $24.75 million and be worth $106 million over four years.

Keith Smith of Real GM reported earlier that the Nets are trying to “secure a meeting.”

Porter was one of the top three-point shooters in the NBA last season. He averaged 13.4 points per game and shot 43.4 percent from three point range.

Although Washington continues to leak its insistence on matching (a violation of league rules, by the way), the franchise has never paid a dime in luxury taxes in its history and they would have to.

Meanwhile, Darren Wolfson, of KTSP Minneapolis-St. Paul, says Nets had interest in another free agent.

Gibson is a native of Brooklyn.