Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston Press Conference
Watch as Hornets rookies Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston meet the local media for the first time as Charlotte's new additions. Vonleh was the No. 9 overall pick, while the Hornets acquired the No. 26 pick Hairston from the Miami Heat.

Rookie Press Conference Part 1 | Rookies Press Conference Part 2
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO and PHOTO GALLERY: Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston Visit Charlotte
Check out some behind-the-scenes pictures and video from hornets.com as Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston visit Charlotte the day aftet the 2014 NBA Draft

Video: Rookies Visit Charlotte | Gallery: Charlotte Visit Behind-the-Scenes
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Noah Vonleh Sits Down with hornets.com

No. 9 pick Noah Vonleh sits down with Matt Rochinski of hornets.com to talk about joining the Hornets.
Video: Vonleh sits down with hornets.com
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: P.J. Hairston Sits Down with hornets.com

No. 26 pick P.J. Hairston sits down with Matt Rochinski of hornets.com to talk about joining the Hornets.
Video: Hairston Sits Down with hornets.com
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on the Hornets Draft

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the 2014 NBA Draft and the Hornets selection of Noah Vonleh at No. 9 and the trade for P.J. Hairston at No. 26.

Video: Clifford on Hornets Draft
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Vonleh Prepares for Buzz City
Hornets.com's Eryn Gradwell gets an exclusive interview as Noah Vonleh gets ready to leave NYC and head to his new home in Charlotte.

Video: Vonleh Prepares for Buzz City
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: General Manager Rich Cho on the Hornets Draft

Watch what General Manager Rich Cho had to say following the 2014 NBA Draft and the Hornets selection of Noah Vonleh at No. 9 and the trade for P.J. Hairston at No. 26.
Video: Cho on Hornets Draft
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 Hornets Draft Noah Vonleh with No. 9 Pick, Trade for P.J. Hairston at No. 26
The Charlotte Hornets tonight selected forward Noah Vonleh with the ninth overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft. The team also acquired the rights to guards P.J. Hairston (26th overall pick) and Semaj Christon (55th overall pick), along a 2019 second-round draft pick and with cash considerations, from the Miami Heat in exchange for the rights to guard Shabazz Napier (24th overall pick). The Hornets then traded the rights to Christon to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for cash considerations.

Hornets Draft Noah Vonleh with No. 9 Pick, Trade for P.J. Hairston at No. 26
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: Noah Vonleh Behind-the-Scenes on Draft Night
Check out some behind-the-scenes pictures from hornets.com's Eryn Gradwell as she followed Noah Vonleh on draft night.

Gallery: Vonleh Behind-the-Scenes
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: Noah Vonleh Draft Night
Check out some pictures from Noah Vonleh's draft night on June 26, 2014.

Gallery: Vonleh Draft Night
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: Noah Vonleh College Action

Check out some of the best pics from Noah Vonleh's collegiate career at the University of Indiana.

Gallery: Noah Vonleh College Action
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 Noah Vonleh Bio

Want to know more about the Charlotte Hornets No. 9 pick? Read his 2014 NBA Draft
Bio.
Video: Noah Vonleh Bio
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: P.J. Hairston Second Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights
Hairston played his high school ball at Hargrave Military Academy (VA), where he starred in the McDonalds All-American game and Jordan Brand Classic before signing to play for the University of North Carolina. Hairston’s best season as a Tar Heel was his sophomore year, where he led North Carolina in scoring average with a 14.6 points in just 23.6 minutes per game, also adding 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 steals.

Photos: Hairston Workout Gallery | Video: Hairston Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: P.J. Hairston Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights

Hairston entered the NBA Development League in 2014 and was drafted by the Texas Legends with the number one overall pick in the 2014 NBA Development League Draft. In his lone season with the Legends, he averaged 21.8 points (ranked sixth in the NBA D-League), 3.5 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 1.5 steals and 0.4 blocks in 32.3 minutes, which was good enough to be selected to the NBA D-League All-Rookie Second Team.
Gallery: Hairston Draft Workout | Video: Hairston Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: P.J. Hairston NBA Development League Action

Check out some of the best pics from P.J. Hairston's season with the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.

Gallery: Noah Vonleh College Action
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: P.J. Hairston NBA Development League Highlights

Check out some of P.J. Hairston's highlights from the NBA Development League with the Texas Legends.

Video: P.J. Hairston NBA Development League Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 P.J. Hairston Bio

Want to know more about the Charlotte Hornets No. 26 pick? Read his 2014 NBA Draft
Bio.
Video: P.J. Hairston Bio
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: The Cho Report - Draft Night

Hornets General Manager Rich Cho sits down with Matt Rochinski of hornets.com on draft night to discuss the upcoming NBA Draft.
Video: The Cho Report: Draft Night
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 Mocking the Draft
We're keeping an eye on 13 mock drafts around the web to get a feel who NBA analysts think will be coming to the Hornets with the No. 9, 24 and 45 picks.
Mocking the Draft
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 24, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their 12th draft workout of 2014 on June 24 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

Gallery: Full Workout Gallery
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on June 24, 2014 Draft Workouts

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the 12th draft workout of 2014 on June 24 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Draft Workout
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: Rodney Hood Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights
Hood starred at Meridian High School (MS), before committing locally to Mississippi State, where his father and mother both played. Hood played one season with the Bulldogs before becoming the fourth player to transfer to Duke under Mike Krzyzewski. In his only season at Duke, he set the transfer record for points in first season (562) and averaged 16.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. At season’s end, Hood was selected Second Team All-ACC.

Photos: Hood Workout Gallery | Video: Hood Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: Jordan Adams Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights

Adams played his high school ball at Oak Hill Academy (VA), where he was named "Mr. Oak Hill" as a senior by the school's principal and faculty, an award bestowed to the top male and female student-athlete. Adams committed to UCLA and averaged 16.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and a school-record 2.4 steals per game in his two-year career as a Bruin. He received a First Team All-Pac-12 selection as a sophomore and an Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 Team selection his freshman year.
Photos: Adams Workout Gallery | Video: Adams Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: K.J. McDaniels Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights
McDaniels, who hails from Birmingham, AL, was the NACA Most Outstanding Player and led Central Park Christian to two consecutive national championships before committing to play for Brad Brownell and the Clemson Tigers. McDaniels played sparingly in his freshman season, but was placed in the starting lineup his sophomore season and started gain recognition. In his junior season, McDaniels led the Tigers in points (614), rebounds (255), blocks (100), steals (41) and three-pointers (42) -- the only player in the country to lead his team in all five categories. At season’s end, he gained ACC Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-ACC honors.

Photos: McDaniels Workout Gallery | Video: McDaniels Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 18, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their 11th draft workout of 2014 on June 18 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

Gallery: Full Workout Gallery
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on June 18, 2014 Draft Workouts

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the 11th draft workout of 2014 on June 18 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Draft Workout
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: Gary Harris Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights
Harris played his high school ball at Hamilton Southeastern High School (IN) and was s 2012 McDonald’s All-American, before committing to play for Tom Izzo and Michigan State University. Harris was a starter in both years as a Spartan where he totaled 1,025 career points, becoming just the third Spartan to break the 1,000-point mark in just two seasons. He built off a tremendous freshman campaign as a sophomore in 2013-14, averaging 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.

Photos: Harris Workout Gallery | Video: Harris Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: Zach LaVine Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights

LaVine starred at Bothell High School (WA), where he was named the 2013 Associated Press Washington state player of the year as a senior. He committed to UCLA where he earned Pac-12 All-Freshman Team honors. LaVine helped UCLA to a 28-9 overall record and the program’s first Sweet 16 appearance and Pac-12 Tournament title since 2008. This past season, LaVine averaged 9.4 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.8 assists and was ranked fourth among all Pac-12 freshmen in scoring and three-point field goal percentage.
Photos: LaVine Workout Gallery | Video: LaVine Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Markel Brown Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Brown was a standout at Peabody Magnet High School (LA), before committing to play for Oklahoma State University. Brown played all four years for the Cowboys and was a two-time All-Big 12 Second Team choice. He had his best season in 2013-14, averaging 17.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists while shooting a career-best 47.3 percent from the floor to lead the Cowboys to the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

Video: Brown Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Ronald Roberts Jr. Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Roberts Jr. played at Saint Peter’s Prep (NJ), before committing to St. Joseph’s University. He ranks 20th on the all-time scoring list with 1,398 points, 12th in rebounds (861) and second in career field goal percentage, hitting 57.0 percent of his attempts. In 2013-14, Roberts Jr. averaged career-highs in points (14.4), rebounds (7.4), and assists (1.3), leading the Hawks to second finish in the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Video: Roberts Jr. Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Johnny O'Bryant Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
O’Bryant starred at East Side HS (MS), where he was selected to the McDonald’s All-American game and the Jordan Classic. He committed to play for LSU, where he played for three seasons and started 79 out of 91 games played. Due to stellar play his sophomore and junior seasons, O’Bryant was selected to the All-SEC First Team by the coaches each of the last two years. In 2013-14, he averaged career-highs in points (15.4), blocks (0.9) and field goal percentage (49.6).

Video: O'Bryant Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Rion Brown Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Brown played at Liberty County High School (GA) and was selected the Class 3-A South Player of the Year by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. He committed to play for the University of Miami, and finally emerged as a star in 2013-14 after playing on talented rosters in previous years. As a senior, Brown averaged a career-high 15.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
Video: Brown Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 17, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their 10th draft workout of 2014 on June 17 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

Gallery: Full Workout Gallery
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on June 17, 2014 Draft Workouts

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the 10th draft workout of 2014 on June 17 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Draft Workout
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: Elfrid Payton Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights
Payton played his high school ball at John Ehret High School (LA), before signing on to play for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. After playing in a reserve role his freshman year, Payton had standout sophomore and junior campaigns for the Ragin’ Cajuns. He earned the 2013-14 Lefty Driesell National Defensive Player of the Year award and was a Lou Henson All- American. Payton registered a school-record 197 steals and was second in the nation in free throw attempts. In 2013-14, Payton averaged a career-high 19.2 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 2.3 steals per game, helping Louisiana-Lafayette to its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2005.

Photos: Payton Workout Gallery | Video: Payton Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Rodney Hood Draft Workout Gallery and Highlights

Hood, who starred at Meridian High School (MS), before committing locally to Mississippi State, where his father and mother both played. Hood played one season with the Bulldogs before becoming the fourth player to transfer to Duke under Mike Krzyzewski. In his only season at Duke, he set the transfer record for points in first season (562) and averaged 16.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. At season’s end, Hood was selected Second Team All-ACC.
Photos: Hood Workout Gallery | Video: Hood Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Jordan Clarkson Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Clarkson starred at Karen Wagner High School (TX) before committing to play for the University of Tulsa. Clarkson had two solid seasons with the Golden Hurricane before transferring to Missouri. Clarkson was A midseason candidate for the Wooden Award this past season junior and earned a Second Team All-SEC selection at season’s end. In 2013-14, Clarkson averaged a career-best 17.5 points (second on the team), 3.8 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.1 steals per game, leading the Tigers to a second round finish in the NIT Tournament.
Video: Clarkson Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Josh Huestis Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Huestis starred at Charles M. Russell High School (MT), before committing to play for Stanford University. He was a two-year starter for the Cardinal, who thrived on the defensive side of the ball; earning back-to-back Pac-12 Defensive Team honors his junior and senior seasons. In 2013-14, Huestis averaged a career-high in points (11.2), while collecting 8.2 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game.

Video: Huestis Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: James Bell Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Bell played at Montverde Academy (FL) before signing on to play for Jay Wright and Villanova University. Bell started primarily in his junior and senior seasons. This past season as a senior, Bell was selected to the First Team All-Big East and Philadelphia Big Five. In 2013-14, Bell led the Wildcats in scoring (14.3 ppg) and rebounding (6.1 rpg) as Villanova finished their season in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Video: Bell Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 16, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their ninth draft workout of 2014 on June 16 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

Gallery: Full Workout Gallery
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on June 16, 2014 Draft Workouts

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the ninth draft workout of 2014 on June 16 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Draft Workout
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: Jerami Grant Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights
Grant played for DeMatha Catholic (MD), where he was selected to play in the 2012 Jordan Brand Classic before committing to play for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse University. After playing sparingly his freshman year, Grant emerged this past season as a sophomore. He ranked third on team in scoring (12.1 ppg), second in steals (1.9 spg) and scored in double figures in 24 of 32 games played, leading the Orange to third round finish in the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

Photos: Grant Workout Gallery | Video: Grant Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Jerrelle Benimon Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Georgetown University. After playing limited minutes in two seasons for the Hoyas, Benimon transferred to Towson, where he made an immediate impact. In his two seasons with the Tigers, Benimon averaged 18.0 points, 11.2 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and a 53.1 field goal percentage. He is just the eighth player in CAA history to win consecutive Player of the Year awards and the fifth Towson Tiger to reach 1,000 points in only two seasons.
Video: Benimon Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Josh Davis Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Davis is a local product of Raleigh, NC and played his high school ball at Athens Drive. Davis spent his four collegiate seasons playing for NC State, Tulane and San Diego State. Davis was MWC Newcomer of the year as a senior, First Team All-Conference USA as a junior and finished in the top 35 in rebounding nationally in each of the last three seasons. In 2013-14, Davis averaged 7.7 points, 10.1 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game for the Aztecs.

Video: Davis Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Mike Moser Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Moser starred at Grant High School (OR) before committing to play for UCLA. Moser split three collegiate seasons between UCLA, UNLV and before returning home to play his senior season at the University of Oregon. He played in 112 career games, averaging 10.3 points and 7.2 rebounds. Moser was Honorable Mention All-Pac 12 selection as a senior, First Team All-Mountain West and Honorable Mention All-American as a sophomore. In 2013-14, Moser averaged 13.2 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game for the Ducks.
Video: Moser Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: De’Mon Brooks Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Brooks is a native of Charlotte, NC having played at Hopewell High School before committing locally to Davidson College. Brooks had a standout collegiate career with the Wildcats, winning SoCon Player of the Year Awards his sophomore and senior seasons. In 2013-14, Brooks averaged a career-best 19.0 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 58.6 field goal percentage, leading the Wildcats to a Postseason NIT finish.

Video: Brooks Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Jarell Eddie Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Eddie, a Charlottean, was a three-year All-State selection at the Cannon School (NC) before committing to play for Virginia Tech. Eddie was a three-year starter for the Hokies, where he was named to the ACC All-Academic Team twice. As a senior in 2013-14, Eddie averaged a career-high 13.3 points, along with 5.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game.
Video: Eddie Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 14, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their eighth draft workout of 2014 on June 14 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

Gallery: Full Workout Gallery
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on June 14, 2014 Draft Workouts

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the eighth draft workout of 2014 on June 14 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Draft Workout
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: Doug McDermott Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights
McDermott played alongside NBA-veteran Harrison Barnes at Ames High School (IA), before committing to play for his father, Greg, at Creighton University. McDermott had a historic four-year career with the Blue Jays, finishing his career as one of only three men in NCAA history with 3,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in a career. He is also the eighth player to surpass 3,000 career points and ranks fifth all-time (3,150). During this past season as a senior, McDermott averaged 26.7 points (leading the nation), 7.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists, while shooting 52.6 percent from the field. Those numbers led to a Consensus National Player of the Year and Big East Player of the Year honors.

Photos: McDermott Workout Gallery | Video: McDermott Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: T.J. Warren Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights

Warren, a native of Durham, NC, is a graduate of Brewster Academy (NH), but decided to come back to North Carolina and committed at NC State. Warren impressed his freshman season, leading the ACC in field goal percentage (62.2). However, this past season, as a sophomore, Warren ranked third in the nation with 24.9 points per game while also pulling down 7.1 rebounds. His efforts in 2013-14 earned him ACC Player of the Year, Second-Team AP All-American and unanimous First Team All-ACC honors.
Photos: Warren Workout Gallery | Video: Warren Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 13, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their seventh draft workout of 2014 on June 13 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

Gallery: Full Workout Gallery
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on June 13, 2014 Draft Workouts

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the seventh draft workout of 2014 on June 13 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Draft Workout
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Cory Jefferson Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Jefferson played at Killeen High School (TX), where he led the team to three straight 30-win seasons and four consecutive district championships. He committed to Baylor University where he was a two-year starter for the Bears, receiving First Team All-Big 12 honors as a junior and Third Team All-Big 12 honors as a senior. In 2013-14, Jefferson ranked first on team in scoring (13.7 ppg), rebounds (8.2 rpg), and second in blocks (1.3 bpg), while scored in double figures in 30 of 38 games played.

Video: Jefferson Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Cameron Bairstow Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Bairstow is a native of Brisbane, Australia and played at the Australian Institute of Sport before committing to play for the University of New Mexico. Bairstow is the Third Australian player to play at University of New Mexico, following in former NBA player Luc Longley’s footsteps. He played four seasons with the Lobos and had a breakout season in 2013-14. Bairstow averaged career-highs in points (20.4), rebounds (7.4), assists (1.6), blocks (1.5), and field goal percentage (55.6). His standout season was rewarded with a First Team All-Mountain West selection.
Video: Bairstow Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Shawn Jones Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Jones played his high school ball at Hileah HS (FL) before signing on to play for Middle Tennessee, whom he helped to three straight regular season conference championships and three consecutive 20 win seasons, becoming a part of the winningest class is program history along the way with 95 wins. As a senior in 2013-14, Jones averaged a career-best 14.2 points, 8.5 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and a 57.7 field goal percentage (18th in the country). At seasons end, Jones was honored as the Conference USA Player of the Year.

Video: Jones Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Jarred Shaw Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Shaw played his high school ball at Carter HS (TX) before committing to Oklahoma State. After playing sparingly, he transferred to Utah State where he was a two-year starter and earned Honorable Mention All-Mountain West honors as a senior and Second Team All-WAC honors as a junior. This past season, Shaw averaged 14.1 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game for the Aggies.
Video: Shaw Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Akil Mitchell Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Mitchell is a local product of the Carolinas having played high school ball at Charlotte Christian School. Mitchell committed to the University of Virginia where he ranks third all-time in school history with 133 games played and seventh all-time in school history with 798 rebounds. This past season (2013-14), Mitchell averaged 6.8 points and 7.0 rebounds per game on his way to First Team All-ACC Defensive Team and Third Team All-ACC honors.

Video: Mitchell Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Kadeem Batts Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Batts a native of Boston, MA, played his final two seasons of high school ball at John McEachern (GA), before returning to New England, committing to play for the Providence College. Batts started his junior and senior years for the Friars, receiving Big East Most Improved Player honors and All-Big East Second Team honors this past season. In 2013-14, Batts averaged 12.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game, leading the Friars to a Big East Conference tournament championship.
Video: Batts Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 12, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their sixth draft workout of 2014 on June 12 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

Gallery: Full Workout Gallery
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on June 12, 2014 Draft Workouts

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the sixth draft workout of 2014 on June 11 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Draft Workout
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Jordan Bachynski Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Bachynski, who hails from Calgary, Alberta, played his high school ball at Centennial High School before committing to play for Arizona State. He played four seasons for the Sun Devils and this past season (2013-14) Bachynski averaged a career-best 11.5 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game as a senior. He is the Pac-12 Conference and Arizona State record holder for career blocks (314). Bachynski led the nation in swats as a senior, was ranked fourth as a junior and his career .560 field goal percentage is seventh in school history. At season’s end, he was named the 2014 Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year.

Video: Bachynski Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Dwight Powell Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Powell, a native of Toronto, played three years of prep ball at IMG Academy (FL) before committing to Stanford. Powell had a successful four-year campaign with the Cardinal, which featured back-to-back First Team All-Pac-12 selections, a Pac-12 Most Improved Payer of the Year and a Pac-10 All-Freshman Team selection. This past season, Powell ranked second on team in scoring (14.0 ppg), second in rebounds (6.9 rpg), and first in assists (3.1 apg).
Video: Powell Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Justin Jackson Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Jackson played for Arlington Country Day High School before signing to play for Mick Cronin and the University of Cincinnati. Jackson played all four seasons for the Bearcats, with his best coming in the 2013-14 season as a senior. He posted career-highs in points (11.1), rebounds (7.3), assists (1.7), steals (1.6), blocks (2.9) and field goal percentage (53.2). Jackson was honored as the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year and wit a spot on the American Athletic Conference All-Conference Second Team at seasons end.

Video: Jackson Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Alex Kirk Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Kirk played high school ball at Los Alamos High School and stayed local committing to play for the University of New Mexico. Kirk played three seasons for the Lobos which featured a two-time All-MWC Defensive Team selection, a Second Team All-MWC and Third Team All-MWC selection. He is the No. 8 rebounder in school history with 685 and the No. 4 shot- blocker in school history (168). This past season, Kirk averaged 13.3 points, 8.7 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 2.7 blocks per game, all career-highs.
Video: Kirk Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: D.J. Shelton Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Shelton attended four different high schools, but played his senior season at East Bakersfield High School (CA). Shelton committed to Cal State Fullerton for a season and transferred to Citrus College before transferring again to Washington State. Shelton played three seasons for the Cougars and averaged a near double-double his senior season (2013-14) with a career-high 10.1 points and 9.6 rebounds per game.

Video: Shelton Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Daniel Miller Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Miller played for Loganville Christian Academy (GA), who he led to three ICSGA titles before committing locally to Georgia Tech. Miller was a four-year starter for the Yellow Jackets and had his best season as a senior in 2013-14. Miller averaged career-highs in points (10.9), rebounds (7.8), steals (1.2), blocks (2.4), and field goal percentage (57.8). Miller has earned two ACC All-Defensive Team Seletions and All-ACC Third Team selection during his career.
Video: Miller Second Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 11, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their fifth draft workout of 2014 on June 11 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

Gallery: Full Workout Gallery
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on June 11, 2014 Draft Workouts

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the fifth draft workout of 2014 on June 11 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Draft Workout
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: Nik Stauskas Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights
Stauskas played his high school ball at three different schools (Loyola Catholic Secondary School (ON), South Kent (CT) and St. Mark’s (MA)) before deciding to play for John Beilien at the University of Michigan. Stauskas immediately became the Wolverines three-point threat his freshman year, but expanded his game in 2013-14 during his sophomore campaign. Stauskas paced Michigan in scoring (17.5 ppg), ranking third in the Big Ten., while shooting 47.0 percent from the field (13th in Big Ten), 44.2 percent from three-point range (2nd, 13th in the nation) and 82.4 percent from the free-throw line (T-4th). At season’s end, he earned numerous All-American honors and was named the Big 10 Player of the Year.

Gallery: Stauskas Workout Gallery | Video: Stauskas Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: De'Andre Kane Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Kane split time between Schenley High School (PA) and a prep year at The Patterson School (NC) before signing on to play for Marshall University. Kane spent three seasons with the Thundering Herd, where he was an All-Conference USA choice each season and averaged 15.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists. Kane transferred to Iowa State for his senior season in 2013-14 and has his best season of his collegiate career as he averaged 17.1 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.9 assists on his way to All-Big 12 First Team honors.
Video: Kane Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Semaj Christon Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Christon played four years at Winton Woods High School (OH) and one year of prep at Brewster Academy (NH) before committing to Xavier University. Christon had two solid seasons with the Musketeers as he led the team in scoring each of his two seasons. He finished his career with 1,034 career points, only the second sophomore in Xavier history to reach the 1,000-point mark and scored in double- figures in 50 of his last 53 games, including each of the last 22 games. Christon also posted 15 career 20-point games, including 10 as a sophomore.

Video: Christon Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Talib Zanna Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Zanna played three standout seasons for Bishop McNamara (MD) where he led the team to a 21-12 record and a No. 3 state ranking his senior year. Zanna committed to play for Jamie Dixon and the University of Pittsburgh. He played all four seasons for the Panthers, with his best coming in 2013-14. Zanna averaged a career-high 13.0 points, 8.6 rebounds and 30.3 minutes as he helped the Panthers to a third round finish in the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Video: Zanna Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Sebastian Koch Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Koch, a native of Munich, Germany, led the Christ School (NC) to back-to-back NCISAA 3A Championships before committing to Elon University. Koch was a three-year starter for the Phoenix, and is coming off his best season in 2013-14. As a senior, Koch averaged career-highs in points (11.7), rebounds (4.9), assists (2.8), field goal percentage (46.3) and free throw percentage (84.1).

Video: Koch Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Drew Crawford Second Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Crawford played his high school basketball at Naperville Central (IL) and decided to stay local, committing to play at Northwestern. Crawford made an immediate impact for the Wildcats as a freshman starting every game and averaged 10.0 points on his way to winning Big Ten Freshman of the Year. His all-around best season came his redshirt senior year where he averaged 15.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists. He became the Big Ten’s active leading scorer and the Northwestern all-time leader in games played and started. Following the 2013-14 season, Crawford earned All-Big Ten third team selection and his fourth Academic All-Big Ten selection.
Video: Crawford Second Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 10, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their fourth draft workout of 2014 on June 10 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with four more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

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Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on June 10, 2014 Draft Workouts

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say following the fourth draft workout of 2014 on June 10 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Draft Workout
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: C.J. Wilcox Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Wilcox was a four-year star at Pleasant Grove High School (UT) before electing to play for the University of Washington. His senior year (2013-14) proved to be his best as he led the Huskies in scoring, minutes played and three-pointers made, earning his second-consecutive Second Team All-Pac 12 selection. Wilcox made his mark at Washington setting the UW career record for three-pointers with 301, sixth in Pac-12 history. He was also second all- time at UW in scoring with 1,880 career points and one of just three players in Pac-12 history to post 1,800 points, 275 made three-pointers and 400 rebounds over there career.

Video: Wilcox Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Roy Devyn Marble Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Marble was a two-time Team MVP for Lathrup High School (MI), before committing to play for the University of Iowa, where he became a three-year starter. Marble shined this past season for his senior year, ranking first on team in scoring (17.0 ppg) and second in assists (3.6 apg), while scoring in double figures in 27 of 33 games played. His standout season earned him First Team All-Big Ten honors. Marble finished his career ranking second all-time in school history in games played (136), fifth in points (1,694) and sixth in assists (397).
Video: Marble Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Casey Prather Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Prather starred at North Side High School (TN), where he recorded a remarkable 53-point, 24-rebound performance his junior year. He signed on to play for Billy Donovan and the Florida Gators, where he finally emerged as a senior in 2013-14. Prather ranked seventh in the nation and tops in the SEC in field goal shooting (.603) and averaged a team-leading 13.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 27.9 minutes. He was voted First Team All-SEC and named to the 10-player John R. Wooden Award All-American Team, while leading a talented Gator squad to the Final Four of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

Video: Prather Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Leslie McDonald Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

McDonald played his high school ball at Briarcrest Christian (TN), where he received back-to-back Tenessee Player of the Year honors and is the all-time leading scorer in Memphis private school history (2,353). McDonald signed on to play for the University of North Carolina, where he had his best statistical season in 2013-14. As a senior, McDonald averaged career-highs in points (10.4) and assists (1.5), while finishing second on the team in three-pointers made (43). He was one of the key components to the Tar Heels third-round finish in the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Video: McDonald Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 4, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their third draft workout of 2014 on June 4 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six more players in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

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Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEO: K.J. McDaniels Draft Workout Gallery and Interview with Highlights
McDaniels, who hails from Birmingham, AL, was the NACA Most Outstanding Player and led Central Park Christian to two consecutive national championships before committing to play for Brad Brownell and the Clemson Tigers. McDaniels played sparingly in his freshman season, but was placed in the starting lineup his sophomore season and started gain recognition. In his junior season, McDaniels led the Tigers in points (614), rebounds (255), blocks (100), steals (41) and three-pointers (42) -- the only player in the country to lead his team in all five categories. At season’s end, he gained ACC Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-ACC honors.

Gallery: McDaniels Draft Workout | Video: McDaniels Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Andre Dawkins Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Dawkins, a known shooter who played high school basketball at Atlantic Shores Christian before graduating a year ahead to play for the Duke Blue Devils. Dawkins was a crucial part of Duke’s national title run in 2010 and its ACC tournament championships in 2010 and 2011. Following his senior season, Dawkins finished eighth on the Blue Devils’ all-time list with 231 three-pointers made and fifth in school history in three-point percentage (.410). The 63rd player ever at Duke top 1,000 career points.

Video: Dawkins Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Lamar Patterson Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Patterson, who starred for national power St. Benedict’s (NJ), before committing to play for Jamie Dixon at Pittsburgh. Patterson didn’t begin to make an impact for the Panthers until redshirt freshman season, where he started his 102 consecutive games played streak. His senior season proved to be his best averaging 17.1 points, 4.9 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.4 steals in 32.6 minutes. Patterson also became the schools leader in games played (148) and is one of three players in school history with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 400 assists. Patterson was named to All-ACC Second Team following his senior season.
Video: Patterson Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Drew Crawford Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Crawford played his high school basketball at Naperville Central (IL) and decided to stay local, committing to play at Northwestern. Crawford made an immediate impact for the Wildcats as a freshman starting every game and averaged 10.0 points on his way to winning Big Ten Freshman of the Year. His all-around best season, came his redshirt senior year where he averaged 15.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists. He became the Big Ten’s active leading scorer and the Northwestern all-time leader in games played and started .Following the 2013-14 season, Crawford earned All-Big Ten third team selection and his fourth Academic All-Big Ten selection.
Video: Crawford Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Jabari Brown Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Brown was the 19th ranked prospect in 2011 and Jordan Brand Classic participant out of Oakland High School (CA) before committing to play at Oregon. After playing in just two games for the Ducks, Brown transferred to play for Frank Haith at Missouri. In his first season with the Tigers, Brown averaged 13.7 points in 25 games. He upped those totals this past season as a redshirt junior leading the SEC with 19.9 points, adding 4.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. Brown was the fifth fastest player to reach 1,000 points in Missouri history, needing just 59 games to reach the milestone. Brown was also a two-time All-SEC First Team selection in his two season with the Tigers.
Video: Brown Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: June 3, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their second draft workout of 2014 on June 3 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six guards in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

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Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Scottie Wilbekin Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Wilbekin, a 1A-2A Player of the Year at The Rock School in Gainesville, FL decided to stay local, committing to play for Billy Donovan at the University of Florida. He played sparingly in his first two seasons as a Gator, but became a starter during his final two. Wilbekin had a superb senior season, averaging 13.1 points, 3.6 assists and 1.6 steals as he led the Gators to the overall number one seed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. Although Florida fell to Connecticut in the Final Four, Wilbekin was honored as the SEC Player of the Year, first team All-SEC and selected as a third team All-American.

Video: Wilbekin Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Xavier Thames Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Thames, a native of Sacramento, Calif., starred for three years at Pleasant Grove High School before committing to play at Washington State. After one season with the Cougars, Thames transferred to San Diego State. After sitting out the 2010-11 season, Thames would play three seasons with the Aztecs, with his best coming this past season for his senior year. Thames led San Diego State with 17.6 points, 3.2 assists and 1.6 steals on his way to winning the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year. Thames averaged 26 points per game during the 2014 NCAA Tournament, but the Aztecs were ousted by Arizona in the Sweet Sixteen.
Video: Thames Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Sean KilpatrickDraft Workout Interview with Highlights
Kilpatrick was a four-year standout at White Plains High School (NY), and completed a post-grad year a Notre Dame Prep (MA), before committing to play for Mick Cronin at Cincinnati. After redshirting his first year, Kilpatrick was a three-year started for the Bearcats, highlighted by his best season in 2013-14. As a senior, he averaged 20.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists to finish as a consensus second team All-American and first team All-AAC. Kilpatrick led the Bearcats to a regular season conference championship and a second round finish in the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

Video: Kilpatrick Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Langston Hall Draft Workout Interview with Highlights
Hall played four years of high school ball at Chamblee High School (GA) before committing to play for the Mercer Bears. Hall became a four-year starter for the Bears, with his best season coming as a senior in 2013-14. Hall averaged 14.6 points, 5.6 assists and 1.4 steals as he led the Bears to their first conference championship and an upset victory over the Duke Blue Devils in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, before being defeated by Tennessee. Hall received Atlantic Sun Player of the Year honors and was selected first team All-Conference.
Video: Hall Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Justin Cobbs Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Cobbs starred at Bishop Montgomery High School in Los Angeles, CA before committing to the University of Minnesota. He played limited minutes during his freshman season and transferred to Cal. After sitting out the 2010-11 season, Cobbs contributed instantly becoming a three-year starter for the Bears. During his senior season (2013-14), Cobbs averaged 15.6 points, 5.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 35 games to lead the Bears to the NIT, where they lost to SMU in the quarterfinals. Cobbs was named first team All-Pac 12 for the 2013-14 season.
Video: Cobbs Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Ian Miller Draft Workout Interview with Highlights

Miller, a local product from Charlotte, played his high school ball at United Faith Christian Academy, where the Charlotte Observer named him Mecklenburg County Player of the Year as a senior. Miller committed to play for Florida State, where he was a four-year contributor mostly off the bench. This past season (2013-14), Miller posted career best averages in points (13.7), assists (2.8), rebounds (2.5) and minutes (28.4) per game as he led the Seminoles to a semifinal finish in the NIT.
Video: Miller Interview with Highlights
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 Rod's Report: Hornets Offseason Plans

Hornets President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins sat down with Matt Rochinski of hornets.com to discuss the team's offseason plans, getting lucky in the lottery, draft workouts and more in the latest Rod's Report.

Video: Rod's Report Part I | Rod's Report Part II
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTO GALLERY: May 30, 2014 Draft Workout

The Hornets held their first draft workout of 2014 on May 30 at Time Warner Cable Arena, with six small forwards in town to showcase their skills for Charlotte.

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Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEO: Head Coach Steve Clifford on May 30, 2014 Draft Workout

Watch what Head Coach Steve Clifford had to say as the Hornets held their first draft workout of 2014 on May 30 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Video: Clifford on Workout Part I | Clifford on Workout Part II
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEOS: Glenn Robinson III Draft Workout
Robinson III, son of Division I National Player of the Year and NBA All-Star Glenn Robinson, was a standout recruit at Lake Central HS in St. John, IN before committing to the University of Michigan. Robinson III had an impressive freshman campaign posting 11.0 points and 5.4 rebounds per game as a key contributor to the Wolverines run to the national title game in 2013. He would be named to the Big Ten Freshman team and Honorable mention All-Big Ten. He decided to return for his sophomore season and saw his scoring average rise to 13.1 points per game, as the Wolverines would make it as far as the elite eight in 2014, before being ousted by Kentucky.

Gallery: Robinson Workout Gallery | Video: Robinson Highlights | Robinson Interview
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEOS: C.J. Fair Draft Workout
Fair, a native of Baltimore, MD, spent his first three years of high school starring at Baltimore City College before enrolling at Brewster Academy, a prep school in Wolfeboro, NH for his senior year. Fair committed to Syracuse and waited behind top-level talent until he broke through his junior year. In 2012-13, Fair started all 39 games and averaged 14.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game, while shooting a remarkable 46.9 percent from deep and 47.0 percent overall. In his senior season, Fair saw his offensive totals rise to 16.5 points per game, but his percentages from the field (42.9 percent) and from three (27.6) drop. Fair was named consensus second team All-American and first team All-ACC in 2014. 
Gallery: Fair Workout Gallery | Video: Fair Highlights | Fair Interview
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 PHOTOS and VIDEOS: Cleanthony Early Draft Workout
Early, a native of Middletown, NY, split time between Pine Bush High School (NY) and Mount Zion Christian Academy (NC), before enrolling at Sullivan County Community College (NY). Early became a junior college standout, earning back-to-back Division III NJCAA Player of the Year honors. He decided to sign on with the Wichita State Shockers in 2012 and had an impressive junior season averaging 13.9 points and 5.4 rebounds, gaining MVC Newcomer of the Year, first team All-MVC and NCAA All-Final Four team honors. Early propelled the Shockers to an undefeated regular season, upping his per game averages in points (16.4) and rebounds (5.9), but Wichita State fell to Kentucky in the sweet sixteen of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

Gallery: Early Workout Gallery | Video: Early Highlights | Early Interview
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEOS: Thanasis Antetokounmpo Draft Workout
Antetokounmpo, older brother of Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, is a native from Athens, Greece. He started his professional basketball career with the Greek Second Division team Filathlitkos for the 2012-2013 season. In his only season, he averaged 12.2 points and 4.9 rebounds per game, which was good enough to be selected to the 2013 Greek All-Star Game. He withdrew his name from the 2013 NBA Draft and was selected ninth overall by the Deleware 87ers in the 2013 NBA Development League Draft. In 2013-14, Antetokounmpo averaged 12.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.3 blocks per game for the 87ers, which earned him a spot on NBA D-League All-Defensive third team.
Video: Antetokounmpo Highlights | Antetokounmpo Interview
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEOS: DeAndre Daniels Draft Workout
Daniels, who hails from Los Angeles, played four years of high school ball at Taft High School, before playing one year post-grad at IMG Academy. Daniels signed on with the University of Connecticut and played sparingly his freshman year. In his sophomore year (2012-13), he started all 30 games for Kevin Ollie and averaged 12.1 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. This past season, Daniels garnered national attention as a crucial part of UCONN’s National Championship team. Daniels upped his averages to 13.1 points and 6.2 rebounds per game during the season and was named to the All-East Regional team.
Video: Daniels Highlights | Daniels Interview
Cats Can't Grab Game 1 VIDEOS: Melvin Ejim Draft Workout
Ejim, who is originally from Toronto, attended Brewster Academy (NH) where he was the New Hampshire Gatorade Player of the Year and a National Prep School Champion in 2010. Ejim committed to play for Fred Hoiberg at Iowa State over offers from Boston College, Providence, UNLV and Butler. Ejim was a four-year starter at Iowa State and improved each year, until he finally broke through in 2013-14 with one of the best seasons in school history. In his senior year, Ejim averaged 17.8 points and 8.4 rebounds per game, leading the Cyclones to a Big 12 Conference Tournament Championship and a run to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament. Ejim was named Big 12 Player of the Year, AP Second Team All-American, First Team All-Big 12 and First Team Academic All-American.
Video: Ejim Highlights | Ejim Interview