Jontay Porter declares for the 2019 NBA Draft

1 month 2 days 18 hours ago Friday, April 19 2019 Apr 19, 2019 Friday, April 19, 2019 6:35:00 PM CDT April 19, 2019 in Sports
By: Makayla Looney, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - Sophomore forward Jontay Porter officially declared for the 2019 NBA Draft via Twitter Friday.

Porter could become the Tigers' 46th player selected in the NBA Draft in program history, a news release from Mizzou Athletics said. He is currently rated as the 42nd best prospect in the draft, and projected as a mid-second round pick by ESPN and DraftExpress.

During his time as a Missouri Tiger, Porter received 2017-18 SEC All-Freshman Team and 2017-18 SEC Co-Sixth Man of the Year. 

Porter missed the entire 2018-2019 season with a knee injury. 

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