Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas got to know Porter as Porter starred in his senior year of high school in Seattle, declared him the best player before the 2018 draft and befriended him last season in Denver, where the players spent considerable time rehabbing together from their respective injuries. “He’s in the making of a Kevin Durant,” Thomas said of Porter. “One of the most special talents I’ve ever been around, ever seen. If he can stay healthy, he’ll be a superstar in this league.