1. Michael Porter Jr., Missouri, Fr.: The 6-foot-9 former Washington signee is a lethal scorer that plays on the perimeter and has a chance to be a National Player of the Year and No. 1 overall pick. If he’s engaged all year he has a chance to be a No. 1 pick.
Fans of the Thunder can get really excited about Terrance Ferguson. In a league where three-point shooting and players with low usage are necessary, the No. 21 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft will find a way to shine. Ferguson turned down a chance to play at Arizona to compete professionally in Australia. He didn’t put up gaudy numbers last season with the Adelaide 36ers in the National Basketball League, only scoring 4.4 points per game last season with the 36ers in 15.1 minutes of play. But he was a young player on a professional team, so it was difficult for him to find minutes. With the Thunder, he won’t need to touch the ball. He’ll find a way to produce, whether it’s just spotting up on the
While Adrian Wojnarowski was surely getting some extra needed rest this morning, the Robin to his Batman, Shams Charania, gave us some more Toronto Raptors news: You would have to guess the deal would include a summer league and training camp invite for the UDFA, as well as the possibility of a 2-way G-League contract for the Raptors 905, should he fail to break the NBA roster coming out of camp. Meeks is a classic Roy Williams recruit, coming in as an All-American in 2013 and playing all four years as a Tar Heel, capping off his NCAA career with a title this past March. His signature performance came in the semi-final game against Oregon, in which scored 25 points on 11-13 and grabbed 14 rebounds