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Video: Portis discusses being a McDonald All American
Hall basketball players Bobby Portis (right, center) and Tyler Scaife (left, center) accepted invitations to play in the 2013 McDonald's All-American Game at the United Center in Chicago on April 3.
Little Rock Hall forward Bobby Portis, an Arkansas signee talks about his road to being named a McDonald All-American and his future as a Razorback.
Portis, 6-9 1/2, 220 pounds is a consensus top 20 player in the nation that has now has been selected to play in the three most prestigious All Star games for a high school senior. In addition to playing in the McDonald's All-American Game on April 3 in Chicago, Portis will play in the Jordan Brand Classic on April 13 in Brooklyn, New York and the Nike Hoop Summit game April 20 in Portland, Oregon.
He's averaging 20.8 points, 10.9 rebounds and 4.3 blocked shots this season.