Lakers Draft Workouts: Day Two

Askia Booker | G | Colorado | 6’2 | 168 | Sr.
Few teams relied on one player as much as Colorado did on Booker, who led the Pac-12 with a 32.6 usage percentage. The Los Angeles native set the tone on both ends of the floor, ranking third in the conference in scoring (17.2) and seventh in steals (1.4).

“This was my third (workout) back-to-back-to-back,” Booker said. “It’s hard on your legs, but you have to come out here and bring the energy and compete at a high level. … They’re all competitive. They all have their own energy. They all have great players you’re going against, and you can’t take any plays off.”

Anthony Brown | G/F | Stanford | 6’5.75 | 211 | Sr.
As Stanford’s leading rebounder, Brown placed eighth in the Pac-12 in rebounding (6.9), while also clocking in at 10th in scoring (14.8). The Fountain Valley product had his best game when it mattered most, as he dropped a season-high 26 points against Vanderbilt in the Cardinal’s run to the NIT title.

“You walk in here — especially for me being from around here — and words can’t even describe it,” Brown said. “I grew up watching the Lakers since I was two, three years old. To be in this gym now is definitely an honor.”

Stefan Nastic | C | Stanford | 6’11 | 238 | Sr.
Having led Stanford with 1.0 block per game, Mastic finished the season on the All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention list. The Serbian also landed on the NIT All-Tournament Team after averaging 10.6 points and 7.0 rebounds.

Justin Anderson | G/F | Virginia | 6’5.25 | 231 | Jr.
A key cog in Virginia’s lockdown defense that allowed an NCAA-low 51.4 points per game, Justin Anderson brings athleticism along with a 6-foot-6 frame to the NBA. The 21-year-old is able to guard multiple positions and ranked in the ACC’s top four in defensive rating for all three of his seasons as a Cavalier.

"I think my on-ball defense is my biggest strength," Anderson said at his Lakers workout on May 28. "I have a seven-foot wingspan. So I have the ability to use that length. I'm able to use my quickness. A lot of people question my lateral quickness, but it's there. Believe me: Players I've played against will let you know it's there."

Delon Wright | G | Utah | 6’4.25 | 181 | Sr.
Winner of the Bob Cousy Award for the nation’s top point guard, Delon Wright was a two-way force for Arizona, placing in the Pac-12’s top 10 in scoring (10th), assists (third), steals (third) and blocks (sixth). Wright ranked among the nation’s top five in both offensive (fifth) and defensive (fourth) win shares. In total, he piled up 8.4 win shares, which was the second-most of any player in the country.

Though his shooting range has been criticized, Wright doesn't consider it an issue moving forward.

"I went from 22 (percent on 3-pointers) to 35 from junior to senior year," Wright said at his Lakers workout on May 28. "I think I showed the ability to get better. So moving forward I think I'll continue to get better and just have more confidence."

Charles Jackson | C | Tennessee Tech | 6’10 | 225 | Jr.
In his only season at Tennessee Tech, Jackson left his mark on the Ohio Valley Conference, ranking second in rebounds (9.5). The 22-year-old also placed eighth in the nation with 18 double-doubles.

“I’m just a hustle player that grabs offensive rebounds and do my part,” Jackson said. “Whatever my team needs me to do.”