Kevin Porter Jr.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 215
College: USC
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 5/4/2000

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 26
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
2019 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 30 by the Milwaukee Bucks (rights traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers via Detroit Pistons)

Pros:

Fairly good scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter
Adequate playmaker
Adequate rebounder
Decent defensive player
Decent shot blocker for his size
Very good athlete
May have significant upside

 
Cons:

Streaky shooter
Bad free throw shooter
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can play too wildly on offense
Does not seem to know how to move off the ball on offense
Tends to be too undisciplined defensively
Can be a bit foul prone
Potential character risk, suspended for disciplinary reasons
Can be too inconsistent in games
Questionable feel for the game

 
Summary:

Kevin Porter Jr. is a versatile scorer that can get numerous buckets for his team.  He still needs to improve in the finer points of the game, but his ability to create offense combined with his athleticism and upside could enable him to be a first round pick in 2019.

 

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Tankathon Profile

DraftSite.com Profile

D1 Circuit Profile

ESPN’s Article on Porter Being Suspended by USC