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Knicks' brass have date set to meet with Michael Porter Jr.

Knicks' brass have date set to meet with Michael Porter Jr.
Published On: Tue, Jun 12
Dec 4, 2015; New York, NY,New York Knicks guard Jose Calderon (3) is defended by Brooklyn Nets guard Jarrett Jack (2) in the 2nd half at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks win 108-91. Mandatory Credit: William Hauser-USA TODAY Sports

Knicks president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry will travel to Chicago on Friday to meet with Missouri freshman forwardA Michael Porter Jr.,A a league source told SNY.tv.

The 6-foot-10 Porter Jr. is expected to meet in Chicago with all of the top teams in the draft lottery, the league source said. He held his Pro Day last Friday in Chicago, and Knicks scoutsA Walker RussellA andA Fred CofieldA attended, per a league source.

Porter Jr. missed most of his only season at Missouri after having microdiscectomy surgery of the L3-L4 spinal discs in November, but he could turn out to be one of the best pros in this Draft.

Porter Jr. was a phenomenal scorer in high school,A winning the prestigious Peach Jam title in the summer of 2016 with teammateA Trae Young,A a fellow projected Top 10 pickA who has also worked out for the Knicks. Their Mokan Elite team beat a PSA Cardinals team that featured fellow lottery pickA Mohamed BambaA of Harlem.

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