Lakers Draft Workouts: June 5, 2018
Owners of the 25th and 47th picks in the NBA Draft, the Lakers have begun working out college and international prospects ahead of selection day on June 21.
On Tuesday, six more players auditioned for the purple and gold at the UCLA Health Training Center.
Khadeen Carrington (G, 6’4”, 195, Seton Hall)
A starter for nearly the entirety of his four-year collegiate career, Carrington finished his time in New Jersey by averaging 15.6 points and 4.4 assists as a senior. He was adept at drawing contact, making 4.1 free throws per game on an 82.6 percent clip.
Gyorgy Goloman (F, 6’11”, 225, UCLA)
In one respect, Goloman assumed traditional big-man duties during his final year with the Bruins, averaging 7.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 24.4 minutes. But he also added a 3-point shot, hitting 18-of-42 from long distance (42.9 percent).
William Lee (F, 6’9”, 215, UAB)
One of the premier rim protectors at the collegiate level, Lee was twice named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year. Thrice he ranked among his league’s top two in blocks, and put up 10.4 points and 6.8 rebounds as a senior.
William McDowell-White (G, 6’5”, 185, Australia)
Playing in the German Pro A League, McDowell-White did a bit of everything. He averaged 12.8 points, 6.8 assists, 5.1 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game.
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (G, 6’7”, 211, Kansas)
One of the most lethal sharpshooters in college basketball, Mykhailiuk led the Big 12 in 3-point percentage (44.4) and ranked 10th in the NCAA in made 3’s (115). He earned Second Team All-Big 12 honors after averaging 14.6 points and 1.2 steals.
“I can really handle the ball,” Mykhailiuk said. “Sometimes I used to play point guard, so I think I have ball handling skills.”
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk talks about showing that he's more than a shooter, and excelling at the Lakers Mentality drill pic.twitter.com/HJAr6WVF9W— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) June 5, 2018
Anfernee Simons (G, 6’2”, 183, IMG Academy)
After high school, Simons played a postgraduate season at IMG Academy, where he starred to the tune of 22.4 points on 50 percent shooting from the field and 45 from 3-point range. Still just 18 years old at the time of his workout, Simons boasts notable length with at 6-foot-9.25 wingspan.
“When I have the ball in my hands, I feel like I’m free-flowing,” Simons said. “I can shoot, pass, score, rebound, play defense.”
Anfernee Simons discusses making the jump to the NBA at a young age. pic.twitter.com/cTsFMBZjs2— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) June 5, 2018