Jontay Porter Scouting Report

Player Comparison: Derrick Favors

Analysis: Let’s address the elephant in the room—Jontay Porter has had two ACL injuries to his right knee in the last few months—you have to wonder what type of player you are getting at this juncture…if you take the injury history out of it—Jontay Porter is a very enticing prospect…Jontay Porter has a high-end skill set and can play with his back to the basket, in the mid-range, and can take it to the outside…fundamentally sound and has NBA-ready skills…ultimately, the concern is that with the injury history, Jontay Porter is no longer the player that he once was and is damaged goods…Jontay Porter is clearly a 1st round talent, that can be had as a roll of the dice 2nd round pick, that if he can come back healthy, could pay huge dividends following the 2019 NBA Draft.

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