By Daniel Reynolds
As is tradition, the Raptors continue to hold workouts for hopeful NBA prospects in advance of the league’s NBA Draft. Since that special day is now just one week away, we can assume the kitchen in Toronto is getting a bit hotter (or whichever metaphor you prefer).
Today, the Raptors announced they’ll be taking a look at the following six players.
First, this is a spectacular group of names, just in the phonetic sense. Second, we’ve got some actual ranked players here, with Gabriel coming at at 66 on CBS Sports‘ list, Pinson at 77, Terrell at 110, and Rodriquez at 111. For a team with no actual pick in the draft like the Raptors, that’s not nothing.
Now, as has become our new tradition, I asked our friend Mitch Robson, former HQ staffer and current NCAA maniac, for his thoughts on the players in Toronto today. Here is what he said, along with some pertinent stats and other info:
Vitals: 23 years old, 6’3”, 220 lbs
Averages: 16.8 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 41% 3PT%
Mitch’s Take: “Definition of grit, think Briante Weber-type tenacity on the defensive...