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Non-collegiate players unlikely to be in NBA draft green room this year

17 June, 2018, 09:57 | Author: Candice Daniels
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Porter is nearly a lock to be a lottery pick in the 2018 NBA Draft later this month, and he could even rise into the top 10 or even top 5 if teams are sold on his long-term health.

Now that the 2017-18 season is in the books, most teams around the National Basketball Association landscape have shifted their focus to the upcoming Draft, including the Memphis Grizzlies, who are reportedly interested in former University of Missouri stand-out Michael Porter Jr.

Porter only played in three games for Missouri as a freshman last season because of back surgery.

Even though he returned for the SEC and NCAA Tournament, concerns remain that the 6-foot-10 forward is not fully recovered.

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He had postponed a second workout because of a minor hip problem that popped up earlier this week.

Also in that area are Marvin Bagley III, Luka Doncic, Jaren Jackson Jr., Trae Young, Wendell Carter Jr., Mikal Bridges and Mo Bamba. And, now with the draft just a week away, Porter Jr. remains one of the bigger mysteries in the draft, with his range now being among the top 10 where he could potentially go as high as the No. 2 to Sacramento.

The Mavericks have been conducting individual workouts for the past week and have visited several players for their private pro day workouts. Phoenix has the 16th pick and Charlotte has No. 11.

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