Porter has received considerable interest from teams drafting in the lottery, but there have been concerns about his medicals. The Chicago Bulls have the seventh pick while the Knicks have to ninth pick.
Give draft prospect Michael Porter Jr. and his agent, Mark Bartelstein, a lot of credit.
A Test of nerves for Afghanistan in debut against India
Yes, we are going to focus on our strengths and our positives, without thinking about Afghanistan . Our attitude will remain the same on the field because every Test match counts.
While the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly are Leonard's preferred destination, you might be able to add another team to the sweepstakes. According to reports around the NBA, GM Ryan McDonough of the Phoenix Suns has been exploring the option of trading his team's No.1 pick for Kawhi Leonard in a sign-and-trade deal.
Last year, he missed most of the season due to a back injury and averaged 10 points, 6.7 rebounds and one steal.
Porter ceased all basketball activity after the season, focusing his efforts on rehab, sources told ESPN, after losing strength in his left leg in particular because of the injury. He played in just three games. His size, fluidity and shot-making ability off the dribble reminded teams of the player who had been highly touted before the season. Representatives of multiple teams that reviewed the information with their medical staffs say those results are encouraging. Mo Bamba looks like the second-coming of Joel Embiid.