Kevin Porter Jr tied with Bol Bol as biggest draft day steal in rookie survey

Must Read

Grizzlies Forward Dillon Brooks Got a Second Woman Pregnant

Back in May we told you that Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks and his Instagram model girlfriend Heather were...

Recap: Mystics blowout Sun 102-59

WHAT A GAME!! Washington Mystics crush the Connecticut Sun, 102-59, at home in blowout fashion! This makes five in a...
Distinct Athletehttp://Distinctathlete.com
DistinctAthlete.com is an entertaining sports site. The site specializes in viral sports content. Content includes controversial and original opinions, news stories, off-beat stories, humorous videos, entertaining photos, exclusive interviews, and witty banter between the writers and commenters. Distinct Athlete was launched in May of 2012 and has been featured and/or cited on several prominent sports sites.

Cleveland Cavaliers wing Kevin Porter Jr. tied Bol Bol of the Denver Nuggets as the projected biggest steal from the draft in the league’s annual rookie survey.

Porter Jr. and Bol both received 19 percent of the vote in the survey conducted by NBA.com, while Dylan Windler also received a vote in the category. Porter Jr. was the final pick of the first round, acquired in a draft night deal from Milwaukee. Bol was selected with the 44th pick by Denver.

It makes sense that these two would be the leaders when it comes to draft night steals, as both were commonly projected to be top 10 talents heading into last season. Character concerns were cited for both prospects and may have contributed to their fall. Bol also had injury concerns that caused trepidation for front offices.

Both teams will hope that these projections end up being accurate, as the Cavs try to restock the cupboard and the Nuggets try to get over the hump in the Western Conference.

Other Cavaliers highlights from the rookie survey include Darius Garland and Porter Jr. finishing second and sixth for best play-makers in the class, Garland and Windler being mentioned as best shooters, Garland a mention for rookie of the year, as well as Porter Jr. getting a mention for best athlete in the class.

Whether or not these new Cavs will live up to the expectations of their peers remains to be seen, but there’s no denying that this infusion of talent through the draft has given fans reasons for hope about the future of this team.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Rats in their digs and jam sandwiches for lunch…inside the hidden world of women’s football

REVEALED: Rats in their digs, jam sandwiches for lunch, playing in children's boots... inside the hidden world of women's football Jam sandwiches are a staple...

Arsenal set to secure Mikel Arteta’s first signing, with centre-back Pablo Mari joining on-loan

Arsenal set to secure Flamengo centre-back Pablo Mari as Mikel Arteta's first signing, with the Spaniard joining on an initial loan with an option...

Balanced attack helps No. 5 Louisville rout Pittsburgh 83-49

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville saw six players score in double figures Sunday as the No. 5 Cardinals cruised to an 83-49 victory over...

Goodwin’s double-double lifts Saint Louis over Fordham 55-39

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Goodwin had 17 points and 13 rebounds to carry Saint Louis to a 55-39 win over Fordham on Sunday. Goodwon...

More Articles Like This