Missouri’s Jontay Porter has re-torn ACL, report says

first_imgPorter is the younger brother of Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr., who is expected to miss his entire rookie season this year due to a lower-back injury.The youngest Porter’s health could affect his draft stock, so it’s unclear how this development will change his future in basketball. Jontay Porter had an unfortunate accident in Denver on Saturday.The Missouri big man missed the entire 2018-19 season with an ACL injury and has now re-torn it, according to a report from The Kansas City Star. The report states Porter was in Denver for rehab, but his injury occured when he was working out on the court. He has been projected to be a first-round pick should he enter the 2019 draft.The 6-10 big man averaged 9.9 points per game in 2017-18 as a freshman. He helped lead the Tigers to their first NCAA tournament appearance in five years that season, but tore ligaments in his right leg during a scrimmage before his sophomore season.Missouri finished 15-17 without its star in 2018-19.last_img

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