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Who should be the early favorite for No. 1 in the 2018 draft?

The debate on whether Luca Doncic will be the NBA's No. 1 pick next summer will go on all season and beyond. AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis

How does Luka Doncic's prodigious production at age 18 project the 2018 prospect will perform in the NBA?

As Insider's Mike Schmitz detailed earlier this week, Doncic's role in helping lead Slovenia to an unlikely gold medal in this month's Eurobasket championships further added to his résumé as the most accomplished prospect in next year's draft. Even before that, however, Doncic's performance for Real Madrid in Euroleague and Spanish ACB play marked him as an elite prospect

Is he the best European prospect ever? And should he be considered the early leader for the No. 1 pick over prospects such as Michael Porter Jr. and Marvin Bagley III? Let's take a look.