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Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:13 am
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Orlando Magic bring Marcus Smart in for second workoutThe Orlando Magic first brought Marcus Smart in for a workoutover Memorial Day weekend. The teamapparently wanted to get another look at the point guard from Oklahoma State, because it had him in for a second workout on Wednesday.The Magic hold the 4th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and Madden NFL 18 Coins will likely be able to choose any prospect outside of Joel Embiid, Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins.
Point guard is an obvious need for Orlando and it will be a difficult decision for the team's front office to choose between Dante Exum and Smart. Either would offer a dynamic backcourt partner for Victor Oladipo, but the Magic clearly want to get this pick right.The Los Angeles Lakers hosted a huge pre-draft workoutThere are a number of directions that the Lakers could go with the No. 7 pick in the draft, so it makes sense that the team would be looking at a lot of different prospects.
On Wednesday, Los Angeles brought in Gordon, Gary Harris, Smart, Zach LaVine, Doug McDermott, Elfrid Payton, Tyler Ennis, Noah Vonleh, and James Young for a massive and star-studded workout. Nik Stauskas and Rodney Hood were originally supposed to join that group,but both backed out at the last minute. It's hard to say who the Lakers will target with their pick because much of their situation is determined by the teams selecting ahead of them.The mock drafts don't have LaVine out of
UCLA being in play for the 7th overall pick, but it's clear that LaVine would immediately be one of the best athletes in the league.his vert in today's first session: pic.twitter.com/RN6HkhAZuD— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) June 4, 2014This vertical leap reportedly measured 46 inches (!!) andthat's way higher than basically anybody else can jump.The NFL 18 Coins Thunder reportedly gave Kristaps Porzingis a first-round promiseAccording to ESPN's Chad Ford, the