Michael Porter Jr. Calls Himself the ‘Best Player in This Draft’

Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. brings the ball down the court during the first half in an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia at the Southeastern Conference tournament Thursday, March 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Questions surround NBA draft prospect Michael Porter Jr. following an injury-plagued season at Missouri, but he has a message for all 30 teams.

“I’m the best player in this draft,” Porter said at the 2018 NBA Scouting Combine on Thursday, via the Chicago Tribune‘s K.C. Johnson.

For those who aren’t buying what he’s selling, the 19-year-old believes it’s only a matter of time before the world notices, via Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News: ”Everyone will realize that soon.”


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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May 17, 2018 at 04:07PM


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