Draft Workouts: Edwards, Jerome, Guy, Pacers, Hornets, more

Purdue point guard Carsen Edwards is scheduled for a workout with the Pacers.

Purdue point guard Carsen Edwards and Virginia wing Ty Jerome are among those taking part in a pre-draft workout for the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday.

Both are projected to go late in the first round or early in the second.

Edwards and Jerome are actually taking part in the two separate sessions of a group workout. Along with Jerome, the first group consists of Brian Bowen II (Australia), Jaylen Nowell (Washington), Josh Perkins (Gonzaga), Dylan Windler (Belmont) and Justin Wright-Foreman (Hofstra).

The second group consists of Edwards, Nicolas Claxton (Georgia), CJ Elleby (Washington State), Derrik Smits (Butler), and Lamar Stevens (Penn State).


The Detroit Pistons brought in two groups for pre-draft workouts Monday, including Michigan forward forward Ignas Brazdeikis, as relayed by Keith Laglois of Pistons.com.

The first group consisted of center/power forwards Naz Reid (LSU) and Marques Bolden (Duke), point guards Justin Robinson (Virginia Tech) and Andrew Nembhard (Florida) and forward Louis King (Oregon). The second consisted of shooting guards Quinndary Weatherspoon (Mississippi State), Ethan Thompson (Oregon State) and Ahmed Hill (Virginia Tech), forwards Martin Krampelj (Creighton) and Savion Flagg (Texas A&M) and point guard Phil Booth (Villanova).

Brazdeikis, by the way, said he is leaning toward staying in the draft. He is projected to go anywhere from the late-first to mid-second round.


Virginia guard Kyle Guy will work out for the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday. Guy joins a group that also is expected to include Matt Morgan (Cornell), John Konchar (IPFW), Dewan Hernandez (Miami, Fla.) and Zach Hankins (Xavier).


The Charlotte Hornets worked out the following players Monday: Forward Brandon Clarke (Gonzaga), Elijah Thomas (Clemson), Frankie Ferrari (San Francisco), Garrison Mathews (Lipscomb) and Charlie Brown (St. Joseph’s); and guards Jon Davis (UNC Charlotte), Markell Johnson (NC State) and Malik Yarbrough (Illinois State).


Gonzaga shooting guard Zach Norvell Jr. and Penn State shooting guard Josh Reaves have worked out for the Boston Celtics recently.


Arizona State shooting guard and reigning Pac-12 Freshman of the Year Luguentz Dort will work out out for the Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Portland Trail Blazers and Golden State Warriors next week, according to Jordan Schultz of ESPN. Dort is 6-foot-5 and projected as a late first-rounder.