Meet the players working out with the Portland Trail Blazers today
One. Week. Away.
We are just one week away from the 2019 NBA Draft. The Portland Trail Blazers currently hold the No. 25 pick in the draft set for Thursday, June 20 starting at 4 PM (PT) at the Barclays Center, New York.
This is the third pre-draft workout the Blazers have scheduled. Let’s get you caught up on who the Trail Blazers are hosting at today’s pre-draft workout:
Height/Weight: 6’0” 185 pounds
Career: In 135 games (100 starts) over four seasons at Washington, averaged 11.2 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 0.9 steals and 30.5 minutes. Scored in double figures 23 times; Had 20-plus points three times; Scored a career high 32 points at California on Feb. 28; Finished his career second on the all-time three-pointers made list for Washington, with 256.
Height/Weight: 6’10” 205 pounds
Last Played: Zlatorog (Slovenian League)
Zlatorog (2018-19): In 17 games (16 starts) with Zlatorog of the Slovenian League, averaged 12.9 points, 9.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.12 blocks and 26.0 minute.
Personal: Born January 1, 1998; Put his name into the 2018 NBA Draft before withdrawing; Younger brother of NBA player Thon Maker; Played his freshman year of high school at Carlisle School in Virginia before spending the rest of his high school career in Ontario.
KZ Okpala (Chikezie Okpala)
Height/Weight: 6’9” 215 pounds
Career: 2018-19 All-Pac-12 First Team selection; 2018-19 USBWA All-District and NABC All-District Second Team accolades; Semifinalist for the 2018-19 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
At Stanford: Averaged 16.8 points and 5.7 rebounds per game; Posted 15 games with at least 20 points in 2018-19, second most in the Pac-12 behind Washington State’s Robert Franks (16).
2018-2019: 29 games played averaging 32.7 minutes per game; shot the ball .463 from the field; .671 from the free throw line; .368 from three-point range.
Height/Weight: 6’9” 235 pounds
Career: In 84 games across three seasons at Tulane and Vanderbilt, posted averages of 8.7 points, 5.1 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 18.9 minutes. Ranked second on the team in scoring and first in rebounding; Led Tulane in scoring five times, rebounding 17 times and blocks 10 times.
Height/Weight: 6’3” 187 pounds
College: Kent State
Career: Played in 114 games (74 starts) in four seasons at Kent State, posting career averages of 15.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.9 steals and 30.6 minutes … Became the 32nd player in school history to reach the 1,000-point mark. Named All-MAC First Team; Scored in double figures in all 27 games.
Height/Weight: 6’6” 205 pounds
Career: Played three seasons at Quinnipiac, averaging 19.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.1 steals and 32.1 minutes in 70 games (63 starts) … Named MAAC Player of the Year in 2018-19 and SecondTeam All-MAAC in 2017-18. Named the MAAC Player of the Year; Earned AP All-America Honorable Mention honors; Led the MAAC in scoring and ranked 12th nationally in scoring average; Scored a Quinnipiac Division I single-season record 728 total points, breaking his own record from 2017-18.