Porter Jr. was a phenomenal scorer in high school, winning the prestigious Peach Jam title in the summer of 2016 with teammate Trae Young, a fellow projected Top 10 pick. He said he met at the Combine with 13 teams, including the Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers, who pick at Nos. 9 and 10 respectively in the June 21 Draft. Porter Jr. is projected to go No. 8 to Cleveland, per ESPN.com.
Michael Porter Jr.: “I’m the best player in this draft.” pic.twitter.com/48MjTo0cyQ— Malika Andrews (@malika_andrews) May 17, 2018
“We were advised not to have him do five-on-five,” Michael Porter Sr. told The Star.