Hornets Host 14th Draft Workout of 2019

by Quinton Wash

In preparation for the 2019 NBA Draft, the Charlotte Hornets will host their 14th draft workout on Monday, June 10.


Ignas Brazdeikis | Forward | 6-7 | 215 | Michigan | Freshman

Averaged 14.8 PPG on 46.2% shooting and 5.4 RPG in 37 games started this season… Shot 39.2% from three-point range (56-of-143)… First Michigan freshman to lead the team in scoring since 2012 (Trey Burke)… Big 10 Conference Freshman of the Year, Second-Team All-Big 10, Big 10 All-Tournament and AP Honorable Mention All-American this season… Born in Lithuania and attended Orangeville Prep in Mono, Ontario… Currently represents Canada internationally…. 2018 Nike Hoop Summit.

Moses Brown | Center | 7-1 | 245 | UCLA | Freshman

Averaged 9.7 PPG on 60.7% shooting and ranked fourth in the Pac-12 Conference in rebounding (8.3) and blocks (1.9) in 32 games played (31 starts) this season… Ranked third in the Pac-12 in field-goal percentage (mini. 150 FGA)… One of two Power-5 Conference freshmen to average 9.0 PPG, 8.0 RPG and 1.5 BPG this season (Williamson; mini. 25 GP)… Pac-12 All-Freshman… 2018 McDonald’s All-American… Originally from New York City… Teammates at Archbishop Molloy with Cole Anthony, the fourth-ranked recruit in the high school class of 2019.

Mfiondu Kabengele | Forward | 6-10 | 250 | Florida State | Sophomore

Averaged 13.2 PPG on 50.2% shooting, 5.9 RPG and ranked ninth in the ACC in blocks (1.5) in 37 games played (zero starts) this season… ACC Sixth Man of the Year, All-ACC Honorable Mention and All-ACC Tournament this season… Member of Florida State’s first NCAA Tournament Elite Eight team since 1993 as a redshirt freshman… Teammates with Hornets guard Dwayne Bacon during the 2016-17 season (Kabengele redshirted)… Originally from Burlington, Ontario and attended the Bosco Institute (IN)… Nephew of Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Dikembe Mutombo.

DJ Laster | Forward | 6-6 | 230 | Gardner-Webb | Senior

Averaged 13.6 PPG on 55.2% shooting and 5.4 RPG in 34 games played (33 starts) this season…Shot 41.1% from three-point range (23-of-56), which was the 10th-highest percentage in the Big South Conference (mini. 50 3PA)… All-Big South Honorable Mention and Big South All-Tournament this season… Member of Gardner-Webb’s Big South Conference Tournament Championship team and first-ever NCAA Tournament team this season… Originally from Pensacola, FL.

Makai Mason | Guard | 6-1 | 185 | Baylor | Senior

Ranked sixth in the Big 12 Conference in scoring (14.9 PPG on 39.8% shooting) and ninth in assists (3.4) in 28 games started this season… Second-Team All-Big 12… Member of Baylor’s NCAA Tournament Round of 32 team… Played his first three years at Yale (2014-18)… First-Team All-Ivy League and member of Yale’s first-ever NCAA Tournament win in 2016… Played just one game from 2016-18 because of injuries… Originally from Greenfield, MA… … Holds dual American-German citizenship and represented Germany during EuroBasket 2017 qualification.

Marcquise Reed | Guard | 6-3 | 188 | Clemson | Senior

Ranked third in the ACC in scoring (19.4 PPG on 44.4% shooting) and second in steals (2.1) in 31 games played (30 starts) this season… First ACC player to average 19.0 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 3.0 APG and 2.0 SPG in a season since 2001 (Joseph Forte, North Carolina)… Two-time All-ACC… Member of Clemson’s first NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 team since 1997 as a junior… Played freshman year at Robert Morris (2014-15)… Second-Team All-Northeast Conference and member of Robert Morris’ first-ever NCAA Tournament win… Originally from Landover, MD.

Tremont Waters | Guard | 5-11 | 175 | LSU | Sophomore

Ranked seventh in the SEC in scoring (15.3 PPG on 43.0% shooting) and first in assists (5.8) and steals (2.9) in 33 games played (29 starts) this season… Finished fourth amongst all D-1 players in steals… First SEC player to average 15.0 PPG, 5.0 APG and 2.5 SPG since 2008 (South Carolina’s Devan Downey)… First-Team All-SEC and SEC Defensive Player of the Year… Member of LSU’s first NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 team since 2006 this season… SEC All-Freshman in 2018… Originally from New Haven, CT… Holds dual American-Puerto Rican citizenship.


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