More Combine News and Notes
Day 2 of the NBA Draft Combine is in the books. Here’s a round-up of some of the latest news and notes from around the web from those in attendance.
A few measurements of prospects the Kings have reportedly met with or plan on interviewing:
|Player||Height (No Shoes)||Height (With Shoes)||Wingspan||Weight|
|Jimmer Fredette||6 ft 0.75 in||6 ft 2.5 in||6 ft 4.5 in||196 lbs.|
|Derrick Williams||6 ft 7.25 in||6 ft 8.75 in||7 ft 1.5||248 lbs|
|Kawhi Leonard||6 ft 6 in||6 ft 7 in||7 ft 3 in||227 lbs|
|Brandon Knight||6 ft 1.5 in||6 ft 3 in||6 ft 6.75 in||177 lbs.|
|Kyle Singler||6 ft 7.5 in||6 ft 8.5 in||6 ft 10 in||228 lbs.|
|Marshon Brooks||6 ft 4.25 in||6 ft 5.25 in||7 ft 1 in||195 lbs.|
|Norris Cole||6 ft 0.25 in||6 ft 1.75 in||6 ft 2.25 in||174 lbs.|
|Nolan Smith||6 ft 1.5 in||6 ft 3.5 in||6 ft 5.5 in||188 lbs.|
|Alec Burks||6 ft 5 in||6 ft 6 in||6 ft 10 in||193 lbs.|
|JaJuan Johnson||6 ft 9 in||6 ft 10 in||7 ft 2 in||220 lbs.|
|Cory Joseph||6 ft 2 in||6 ft 3.25 in||6 ft 5.5 in||186 lbs.|
|Tristan Thompson||6 ft 7.5 in||6 ft 8.75 in||7 ft 1.25 in||227.4 lbs.|
You can compare this year’s prospects with past NBA prospects here on Draft Express.
Some notable measurement highlights (Via Jason Jones of the Bee)
- Lightest player: Norris Cole of Cleveland State
- Biggest hands (length): Kawhi Leonard of San Diego State and Greg Smith of Fresno State (9.8 in)
- The projected top two picks have body fat above 10 percent. Derrick Williams of Arizona was at 10.8 and Kyrie Irving of Duke was at 10.2 percent.
A move down for Sacramento? (Via Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated)
Sources say Houston, which has the No. 14 pick, is interested in moving up in the draft. One potential partner might be Sacramento, which is believed to be open to such a move in exchange for impactful veteran help.
Kyle Singler on Kings meeting. (Via Jason Jones of the Bee)
The Duke small forward said he’s interested in the Kings and believes the franchise’s feeling is mutual. However, he doesn’t know if he has a workout scheduled with them.
Chris Mullin approves of Norris Cole’s flat top. (Via Ryan Feldman of The Hoops Report)
Watch more great video interviews with draft prospects at Feldman’s YouTube page and also over at Draft Express. DX just posted video of media availability with Derrick Williams and Tristan Thompson earlier today.