Forget the No. 1 pick, O'Neal would rather build a team around this year's No. 44 pick.
One reason for Bol's fall could be because teams were questioning the 7-foot-2 center's health after he played just nine games for Oregon.
Bol Bol, a 7-2 center out of the University of Oregon, slipped out of the first round in the 2019 NBA Draft.
New Orleans insisted the 22-year-old guard be a part of any deal between the two teams, but the Nuggets felt that price was too steep.
With Anthony Davis going to the Lakers, it's hard not to think they'll win the Western Conference.
"The way I feel now, it’s leaps and bounds beyond where I thought I’d be at this point," Porter told the Denver Post.
Here are three reasons the Denver Nuggets can be even more dangerous in 2019-20 after their Western Conference semi-final run.
The young team accomplished more than what most expected them to, and there's still room for growth.
“My back doesn’t hurt anymore, and I feel good,” Porter said. “Really, I want to show that I’m back."
He missed 7 of 10 shots in the fourth quarter and 1 of 2 free throws with just more than 11 seconds remaining and Denver down by three.