The recruiting rankings get updated every few months on ESPN and the newest update has a new name atop the board. For the longest time it was center DeAndre Ayton, but he has fallen to No. 2 behind versatile wing man Michael Porter Jr. who is already being compared to Kevin Durant because of his frame and ability to score.
Porter has been on fire the entire high school basketball season as he’s led his team to a 15-0 start and had a huge win on national television in the Hoop Hall Classic that was televised by ESPN on Martin Luther King Day. The 6’10”, 212-pound forward is already committed to Washington and now he’s making Lorenzo Romar look like a recruiting savant after he nabbed this year’s potential top NBA pick in Markelle Fultz who has been playing extremely well.
Here are some of his highlights: