Pro Ready; Portis, Qualls Impress

The top scoring duo in the SEC in 2014-15, Arkansas forward Bobby Portis and versatile wing Michael Qualls impressed general managers, scouts, coaches and media over the five-day 2015 NBA Draft Combine held in Chicago.

Both Portis and Qualls only participated in the workout session. Qualls had lowest body fat of te 62 participants at 4.0%, the fifth-best hands (width) and was one of three non-power forwards or centers with a seven-foot wingspan. Their full anthropometric stats are below.

Player Body Fat % Hand Length (inches) Hand Width (inches) Height W/ Shoes Standing Reach Weight Wingspan
Bobby Portis 8.90% 9.50 9.25 6’10.5″ 9’0.5″ 246.2 7’2″
Michael Qualls 4.00% 9.00 10.25 6’5″ 8’8.5″ 201.4 7’0.25″


While Qualls turned heads with his measurables, Portis continued to elevate his projected first round stock during media sessions and one-on-one interviews with several NBA teams.