Clippers VP of Basketball Operations Elgin Baylor and his staff pored over talent across the globe in preparation for the 2003 NBA Draft, and emerged with two talented big men in Central Michigan's Chris Kaman and Sofoklis Schortsanitis from Greece. However, while Kaman looks to join the Clippers front court immediately, odds are great that Schortsanitis will spend at least another year in Greece before joining Los Angeles.
  • 2003 NBA Draft Early Entrants List
  • Pre-Draft Workouts: Sat, 6/21 | Wed, 6/18 | Mon, 6/16 | Wed, 6/11 | Fri, 5/29 | Mon, 5/26 | Sat, 5/24
  • Clippers.com Q&A With:
    Pavel Podkolzine | Sofoklis Schortsanitis | Jarvis Hayes | Joe Shipp | Dalron Johnson | Desmond Penigar

    Legendary Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler took time during the pre-Draft process to give his perspective on the 2003 NBA Draft. "The Voice of The Clippers" weighed in on Clippers.com with his predictions, player workout notes, and even answered draft questions from Clippers fans!
  • Lawler's Updated Draft Predictions (6/23)
  • Lawler Draft Workout Journal (6/16)
  • Lawler Draft Workout Journal (6/11)
  • Lawler's Draft Predictions (6/9)

    Check out Ralph's answers to fan Draft questions this month! A great deal of thanks to Ralph and to everyone who took the time to send in their questions.
  • Ask Ralph (6/23)
  • Ask Ralph (6/18)
  • Ask Ralph (6/16)

    Clippers VP of Basketball Operations Elgin Baylor and his scouting team visited Chicago in early June to check out the annual NBA Pre-Draft Camp held at Moody Bible Institute. The camp gives NBA scouts a chance to watch some of the top players battle it out against each other and show off their skills.
    (Below content courtesy of Bulls.com)
  • Height, Weight, and Measurements For Campers
  • June 6th - Recap and Box Scores
  • June 5th - Recap and Box Scores
  • June 4th - Recap and Box Scores

  • June 26th, 2003
    4pm PST (ESPN)
    The Clippers picked:
  • 6th (Chris Kaman)
  • 34th (Sofoklis Schortsanitis)

  • 2003 MOCK DRAFTS
    (Updated: 6/25)
    Take a look around the Web at the players various NBA analysts predicted the Clippers would select with the sixth pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.

    Dwayne Wade, F, Marquette
    Picked by: Sportsline.com's Dan Wetzel and Tony Meija
    "Wowed scouts with a triple-double against Kentucky in the 2003 NCAA Midwest final."

    Chris Kaman, C, Central Michigan
    Picked by: NBADraft.net
    "Solid athlete who runs the court well and is an above average leaper."

    Mickael Pietrus, SG, France
    Picked by: SportingNews.com, Sportsline.com's Mike Kahn
    "Plays with fearless drives to the hole and high-flying finishes."

    T.J. Ford, PG, Texas
    Picked by: CNNSI.com, ESPN.com, FoxSports.com
    " Winner of the Naismith and Wooden Awards as the top player in college basketball."

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