Predraft Workouts Day 12
Michael Frazier, Andrew Harrison, Larry Nance, Marcus Thornton, Terry Rozier and Sir'Dominic Pointer work out for the Lakers ahead of the 2015 NBA Draft.
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Lakers Draft Workouts: Day 12

Terry Rozier | PG | Louisville | 6’2 | 190 | So.
Rozier paved the way for the Cardinals on both ends of the floor, leading the ACC in steals (2.0), while ranking fourth in scoring (17.1 ppg). Despite his standout shooting and ballhandling, Rozier was arguably more impressive on the other side of the ball, placing seventh in the NCAA in defensive win shares (3.0).

“I don’t want to try to do too much,” Rozier said. “I want to be the (player) that got me here: toughness, gritty, want to win. That’s what I can do for a team.”

Andrew Harrison | PG | Kentucky | 6’6 | 213 | So.
With excellent size for a point guard, Harrison piloted the Wildcats’ offense to the tune of 4.0 assists per game, which ranked third in the SEC. The 20-year-old blended well into UK’s system, displaying strong defense and transition passing.

“I think just getting into the lane and using my size,” Harrison said, pointing out his biggest strengths. “Pick-and-roll; my passing ability.”

Michael Frazier | SG | Florida | 6’5 | 199 | Jr.
Though a high-ankle sprain limited Frazier to just 26 games last season, he did have the opportunity to display his potential as a sophomore. He led the SEC in 3-point percentage (44.5), true shooting percentage (64.9) and defensive win shares (2.7).

“I was able to play a bigger role my sophomore year, and that’s why my minutes jumped,” Frazier said. “That whole summer I was just in the gym working my tail off. I knew that I was going to have the opportunity to increase my minutes, and I was going to make the most of it.”

Sir’Dominic Pointer | SF | St. John’s | 6’5 | 193 | Sr.
Pointer provided a bit of everything for the Red Storm, as he placed in the Big East’s top 10 in scoring (13.7; 10th), rebounds (7.7; fourth), steals (1.9; third) and blocks (2.4; third). Meanwhile, he also led the conference in field goal percentage (52.4).

“I just make it easier for other people (with my defense),” Pointer said. “You can take them off. You can score the ball. I’m just there to play defense and hit an open shot.”

Marcus Thornton | PF | Georgia | 6’8 | 235 | Sr.
Thornton provided the Bulldogs a presence down low by averaging the fifth-most rebounds in the SEC (7.3) and the ninth-most blocks (1.3). He was also the focal point of Georgia’s offense, providing a team-best 12.3 points per game.

“I think I’m a four-man, but I think I have the versatility to guard maybe a couple positions,” Thornton said. “But overall I’m just a guy who’s going to bring toughness to a team and high character.”

Larry Nance | PF | Wyoming | 6’9 | 227 | Sr.
The son of three-time NBA all-star Larry Nance Sr., the younger Nance aims to bring his versatile skill set to the NBA. The Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year ranked fourth in his conference in scoring (16.1), while clocking in at fifth in rebounds (7.2) and steals (1.4).

“If there’s a ball on the court in the first quarter (through) fourth quarter, I’m on it,” Nance said. “Whether I get it or not, I’m gonna be on the floor working for it. The second a shot goes up — if you’re looking underneath the rim, you’ll see my try to get in a box-out position. It’s effort plays that you can count on from me.”

by Joey Ramirez
Digital Reporter
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