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By MICHAEL NOWELS
PHOENIX – Tyler Harvey led the NCAA in scoring last season and Kendall Gray was the nation’s second-best rebounder. You probably haven’t heard of either of them.
Harvey, an Eastern Washington guard, and Gray, a Delaware State center, were among six players who participated in a predraft workout hosted by the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on Tuesday. It was the first in a series of workouts hosted by the team in the lead-up to June’s NBA Draft.
For players from lesser-known schools, these workouts with teams represent a significant opportunity to prove themselves against competition stronger than what they faced in their conferences. It’s also a chance to sell teams on their skill sets.
“I think everybody needs a defensive presence — energy and effort,” Gray said. “With my offensive rebounding ability, I can definitely put pressure on other bigs. Force them to box out as much as they can because I’m always attacking the glass.” Continue reading “Players from lesser-known schools get their shot at Suns’ first predraft workout”