William & Mary's all-time leading scorer Marcus Thornton is among six NBA Draft prospects scheduled to work out for the Washington Wizards Tuesday afternoon.
The 6-foot-4 guard and former Bishop McNamara product was named Player of the Year in the Colonial Athletic Association, Associated Press honorable mention All-America and CSNwashington.com's first-team All-DMV after averaging 20.0 points as a senior.
Dallin Bachynski (C, 7-0, Utah), Will Cummings (G, 6-2, Temple), Amere May (G, 6-1, Delaware State), Jaleel Roberts (C, 7-0, UNC Asheville) and Jarvis Threatt (G, 6-2, D-League/Delaware) are slated for Tuesday's session, the team announced.
This group does not include any projected first round picks. Thornton could push his way into the second round after a strong athletic performance at the NBA Combine.
Draft Express, one of the leading NBA Draft sites, ranks Thornton (98) and Threatt (97) among the top 100 prospects in the 2015 class.
Washington owns the 19th and 49th overall picks in the June 25 NBA Draft
- The Wizards will work out dozens of prospects ahead of the draft. Therefore it makes sense to track them throughout the process.
While their needs could change depending on moves in free agency, the Wizards are in the market for big men depth, backup point guard of the future and a ball-handling scoring threat off the bench.
In addition to listing basic information for the prospects below, we've added the player's slot on DraftExpress.com's list of the top 100 prospects plus additional draft links to CSNwashington.com articles, including the latest NBA mock draft.
June 1 - Jerian Grant (Notre Dame, PG, 6-5); Darian Hooker (G, NYIT, 6-1); Cady Lalanne (C, Massachusetts, 6-10); Stefan Nastic (C, Stanford, 6-11); Juwan Staten (G, West Virginia, 6-1); Delon Wright (PG, Utah, 6-5)
- Homecoming workout for Wizard legacy Grant
- Draft Express rankings: Grant (15), Wright (28) and Lalanne (65).
- Lalanne could hear his named called during the second round. The lengthy big man led the Minutemen in scoring (11.6), rebounds (9.5) and blocks (1.9) last season. Washington lacked a shot blocker on the second unit last season.