Meet the 14-year-old 6ft 10 giant basketball prodigy who was branded a ‘cheat code’ and compared to Victor Wembanyama
ADRIEN Porras could one day follow in the footsteps of Victor Wembanyama.
The center at Sequoia Pathfinder Academy in Arizona already looks like an NBA player with his six-foot-10 frame at age 14.
The future of the NBA has arguably never looked brighter.
Incredibly talented basketball hopefuls are lining up to enter the league while superstars such as Luka Doncic, Nikola Jokic and Giannis Antetokounmpo are still in their prime.
Porras is the most recent talent to appear on the radar after his emphasize reel resurfaced on social media earlier this week.
The young center, who is already almost seven feet tall, was seen dominating among his peers during a game for Sequoia.
Naturally, he had no problem crushing his rivals’ shots and dunking them with ease.
Porras also showed good balance and footwork, scoring a few buckets with a clever spinning move.
And he made the effort on the defensive end, chasing down an opponent and knocking the ball out of his hand to recover a steal.
Seeing Porras in action, basketball fans saw great potential.
One tweeted: “No my son, it’s wild!”
Another wrote: “The cheat code is to play against players half your size.”
A third said: “American Wemby, come home and kiss your A**.”
And one of them added: “BRUHHHHH WHAT?!?!?!?!??!”
Just last month, Real Madrid wonderkid Mahamadou Landoure put the basketball world on notice, scoring 56 points and 33 rebounds in the Endesa Mini Cup title in Spain.
Meanwhile, more and more stories suggest that Wembanyama will be the league-changing player that countless NBA analysts consider him to be.
“His first game with the U15s, I put him in, and on his very first game he ran from corner to corner, he had the ball moving, stopped just in front of the line from the three-pointer, and shot it,” said Bryan George, the Metropolitans 92 star’s former coach.
“I was like, is he crazy? What the hell is he doing? And then the ball came in – a big swish. Everyone in the gym was smiling. You can tell people were like , Who is this guy? This monster?”