Warriors 2011 Draft Blog: Two More Workouts; Experts Weigh In
2011 DRAFT BLOG
During the weeks leading up to and following the 2011 NBA Draft, warriors.com will feature complete coverage from a variety of Warriors sources. With mock drafts, prospect interviews and behind-the-scenes coverage of the entire draft process, the Warriors’ 2011 Draft Blog is the best place for Warriors fans wanting the inside scoop on this year's draft.
Friday, June 17 (2:14 p.m.) Submitted By warriors.com
Two More Workouts; Experts Weigh In
We’re less than a week from draft night and Warriors headquarters continues to be a hotbed of activity for draft prospects. A total of 12 NBA hopefuls are working out for the Warriors over the next couple of days, including a pair of likely first-round selections in Klay Thompson and Markieff Morris. See the full list of prospects for today’s and Saturday’s workouts below:
According to our collection of mock drafts, Thompson and Morris are each possibilities to go to the Warriors at No. 11. Don’t just take our word for it. We’ve gotten opinions from all diehard basketball junkies, from ESPN personalities to Warriors bloggers and broadcasters and writers throughout the NBA. Check out the following interviews with draft experts Jay Bilas (ESPN), Jonathan Givony (DraftExpress) and Ryan Blake (NBA Director of Scouting) for their views on Thompson, Morris and several other prospects who they figure the Warriors might consider drafting.
Ryan Blake - NBA Director Of Scouting
Stay tuned for much more coverage of the team’s pre-draft workouts in the coming days, and a sneak peek of today’s workout can be seen below. In the meantime, be sure to watch our Pre-Draft Special with Tom Tolbert and St. Mary’s head coach Randy Bennett, as well as Jim Barnett’s one-on-one film session with Marcus Morris (Markieff’s twin brother). Those videos and much more can be seen at Warriors Draft Central, presented by YouTube.
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