Draft Workouts Through June 4
NAME FROM POS HT WT
Andres Biedrins Latvia PF 6-11 240
Skinny: Fast rising 18-year-old compared to Darko Milicic, considered anti-Nowitzki; more skilled in post than most Europeans.
Matt Freije Vanderbilt PF 6-10 249
Skinny: Neo-Matt Bullard has 6-10 size but likes to bomb away from downtown, hitting 127 threes the last two seasons; Commodores' all-time leading scorer.
Andre Joseph Oregon PG 6-3 185
Skinny: 2002-03 Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year averaged 12.6 ppg, shot 44.1% from downtown as a senior.
Damir Omerhodzic Croatia SF 6-10 225
Skinny: Fine athlete who, like many Europeans, remains unpolished; Draftcity.com projects him to Sonics with 42nd pick.
Rickey Paulding Missouri SG 6-5 218
Skinny: Three-year starter for Tigers dropped from 17.7 ppg to 15.6 as senior, saw FG% fall from .457 to .397; has athleticism to play in NBA.
Robert Rothbart Notmas HS PF 7-1 230
Skinny: Bosnian native played high-school hoops in Sacramento, signed with Indiana before testing draft waters; good size, but raw; gained 50 pounds during senior year of high school.
Maurice Shaw Bridgeton Academy SF 6-10 230
Skinny: Spent year at prep school to improve grades, test scores after graduating from Tacoma's Lincoln HS in 2003; averaged 19 ppg and 11 rpg last season.
Kirk Snyder Nevada SG 6-6 225
Skinny: WAC's 2003-04 Player of the Year as a junior; great athlete who enhanced visibility as Wolfpack upset Gonzaga at KeyArena during NCAA Tournament.
Marcus Vieira de Souza Brazil SF 6-9 215
Skinny: Raw 20-year-old known as "Marquinhos" was not expected to enter 2004 Draft; good athlete who can shoot.
Jackson Vroman Iowa State PF 6-10 220
Skinny: Led Big 12 with 9.6 rpg as a senior while shooting 56.4% from the field; father, Brett, was a 7-footer who played in NBA.
David Young North Carolina Central SF 6-9 215
Skinny: Xavier transfer earned All-CIAA honors as senior, averaging 20.5 ppg; named Black College All-Star Classic MVP; played under Nate McMillan's brother Randy, an assistant at North Carolina Central.