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

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

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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 played against all these guys, they’re all great players, but I’m the best player in this draft,” Porter said at the 2018 NBA Scouting Combine on Thursday, via ESPN’s Nick Friedell. “And I just can’t wait to show what I’m capable of.”

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.”

Per 247Sports, Porter was a 5-star prospect and the No. 2

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