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Old 11-21-2017, 02:36 PM   #1
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Michael Porter, Jr. will undergo surgery on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Dallas, Texas. The procedure, a microdiscectomy of the L3-L4 spinal discs, has a projected recovery time of three-four months and will likely cause him to miss the remainder of the season.

Bye bye to that #1 overall.
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Old 11-21-2017, 04:04 PM   #2
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Default Re: Michael Porter Jr. Has Spinal Surgery

Damn, that sucks. I can't wait until Philly drafts him and he doesn't play his rookie year until he's 25.
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Old 11-21-2017, 04:16 PM   #3
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Damn

Hope a team still takes a bite at him and we can draft Ayton or Bamba
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Old 11-23-2017, 06:57 PM   #4
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If he is 100% recovered, he should try to play a year of college ball next season. I think that will go a long way to prove that he is still a top player. Teams would have to hesitate to draft him without seeing him play for over a year.
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Old 11-24-2017, 09:33 PM   #5
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Heíll still go number one.

Once in a generation talent
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Old 11-25-2017, 12:33 AM   #6
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Default Re: Michael Porter Jr. Has Spinal Surgery

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Heíll still go number one.

Once in a generation talent
Wasn't even going to go #1 over Bagley anyway. Now there is no chance.
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Old 11-27-2017, 02:08 PM   #7
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Default Re: Michael Porter Jr. Has Spinal Surgery

Sucks because I really wanted to see his game vs better competition.

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Damn, that sucks. I can't wait until Philly drafts him and he doesn't play his rookie year until he's 25.

That is what crossed my mind.
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Old 11-30-2017, 03:12 AM   #8
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Wasn't even going to go #1 over Bagley anyway. Now there is no chance.




Once in a generation talent > good big man



Itís not 1987 cuz

MPJ is meant for todayís nba.
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Old 12-01-2017, 09:51 AM   #9
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This really sucks, was looking forward to seeing him play.

As for his draft stock, noone is going to use the #1 pick on a player coming off major back surgery, especially when that player has zero college experience. But he'll have major upside as a ~4th pick for a team willing to take a chance.

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Old 12-02-2017, 03:00 PM   #10
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Welcome to sacramento
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Old 12-06-2017, 11:26 AM   #11
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76ers will find a way to draft him
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Old 12-08-2017, 09:16 AM   #12
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I'd go back to school. If he ends up getting picked out of the Top 10 then he's losing millions.
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76ers will find a way to draft him

God, I hope so.

He is playing today against Georgia. Should be interesting to see how many minutes he gets.

I wonder where his draft stock will be at in a month.
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