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What did Michael Porter Jr. show NBA scouts in his return?

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Porter Jr. knocks down big 3-pointer to cut deficit to 1 (0:19)

Michael Porter Jr. finds space behind the arc and drains a contested 3-pointer to cut the Georgia lead to 1 late in the second half. (0:19)

ST. LOUIS -- In his first NCAA game in almost four months, Missouri forward and potential top-five pick Michael Porter Jr. unsurprisingly struggled to find his footing, scoring 12 points on 17 shots in 23 minutes of action in an SEC tournament loss to a lesser Georgia team.

During an era in which hidden prospects are en vogue -- see Thon Maker going No. 10 overall in 2016 -- Porter and his camp opted for him to take the floor, which was certainly considered a somewhat risky move among NBA scouts since he's the type of player who pops in 1-on-0 workouts.