NBA Star Michael Porter Jr. Believes Caitlin Clark Could Compete in the League

The NBA world recently took notice of Caitlin Clark, with Commissioner Adam Silver commenting on her rising popularity and the recent hard foul she endured from a Chicago Sky player. Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. also made headlines last month with his remarks about which WNBA player could potentially hold their own against male players in the league.

Porter singled out Caitlin Clark as a standout player, praising her skills and comparing her to the likes of Steph Curry. He expressed admiration for Clark’s shooting range and offensive capabilities, stating that she could excel in an NBA game with her three-point shooting abilities.

However, Porter also expressed his views on the topic of transgender women competing in female sports, stating that he believes most women would struggle to compete against men and that he is against the idea of men transitioning to play in women’s leagues.

The conversation surrounding Clark intensified after she was snubbed from the U.S. Olympic roster and following a controversial hard foul she received from Chennedy Carter. Despite these challenges, Clark has continued to impress on the court, tying the record for most 3-pointers in a single game and achieving milestones in her WNBA career.

As Clark’s star continues to rise in the world of women’s basketball, it remains to be seen how her talent and potential will be recognized and celebrated in the broader sports community. Stay updated on the latest sports news by following Fox News Digital’s coverage and subscribing to the Fox News Sports Huddle newsletter. Ryan Gaydos, a senior editor for Fox News Digital, provides insights and updates on sports-related topics.