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Pre-Draft Workouts For June 7

06/07/13
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    The Portland Trail Blazers will host pre-draft workouts on June 7 at the team's practice facility featuring the following players.


    Cody Zeller
    Full Name: Cody Allen Zeller
    Position: Forward
    Height/Weight: 7-0 (2.13 m)/ 240 (108.9 kg)
    Birthdate: October 5, 1992 (Washington, Ind.)
    High School: Washington HS (Washington, Ind.)
    College: Indiana

    Holds IU's record for career field goal percentage at .591. Scored 1,157 career points, ranking 36th all-time in school history. Selected Second Team AP All-American and First Team All-Big Ten as a sophomore. Consensus freshman All-American pick and the Big Ten Freshman of the Year as a rookie. Helped lead Indiana to back-to-back NCAA Sweet 16's for the first time since 1994 and the program's first outright Big Ten regular season championship since 1993.

    Older brother, Tyler, plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA and was an All-American at North Carolina. Another brother, Luke, spent a portion of the 2012-13 season with the Phoenix Suns and competed collegiately at Notre Dame. Their uncle, Al Eberhard, played four seasons with the NBA's Detroit Pistons.


    Ian Clark

    Full Name: Ian Patrick Clark
    Position: Guard
    Height/Weight: 6-3 (1.91 m)/ 175 (79.4 kg)
    Birthdate: March 7, 1991 (Memphis, Tenn.)
    High School: Germantown HS (Memphis, Tenn.)
    College: Belmont

    A four-time All-Conference honoree and two-time conference Defensive Player of the Year. Belmont's NCAA era career leader in points (1,920) and three-point field goals (340). In 2012- 13, led Bruins to a third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance and the program's highest NCAA Tournament seed (No. 11). The OVC Co-Player of the Year and an AP All-America Honorable Mention. Following the season, selected to participate in the Portsmouth Invitational, where he was named to the All-Tournament Team.



    Glen Rice, Jr.

    Full Name: Glen Anthony Rice, Jr.
    Position: Guard
    Height/Weight: 6-5 (1.96 m)/ 206 (93.4 kg)
    Birthdate: January 1, 1991 (Miami, Fla.)
    High School: Walton HS (Marietta, Ga.)
    Team: Rio Grande Valley Vipers (NBA D-League)

    Played for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the NBA Development League in 2012- 13, helping the team capture a league title. Led his team in scoring in the postseason (25.0 ppg). Averaged 13.0 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.7 blocks in 23.7 minutes per game for Rio Grande Valley. Started 25-of-42 games after receiving sporadic playing time over the first two months of the season. Shot 49.1 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from three-point range on the season. Selected to NBA D-League All-Rookie Second Team. Dominant in the Vipers’ six postseason games (all wins), averaging 25.0 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 2.0 steals and 2.0 blocks in 39.2 minutes per night. Shot 47.3 percent from the field and 69.2 percent from the line, garnering 6.5 attempts from the charity stripe per game. Helped the Vipers sweep the Santa Cruz Warriors in a best- of-three finals series. In Game 1, recorded a game-high 33 points and had 10 rebounds. In Game 2, produced 25 points and 13 rebounds. Participated in the Boost Mobile Dream Factory Dunk Contest in February. Chosen NBA D-League Performer of the Week for games played March 4-10.



    Ed Daniel

    Full Name: Edward Daniel
    Position: Forward
    Height/Weight: 6-7 (2.00 m)/ 228 (103.4 kg)
    Birthdate: June 13, 1990 (Birmingham, Ala.)
    High School: Woodlawn HS (Birmingham, Ala.)
    College: Murray State

    Played in 128 games in his four-year career, averaging 7.3 points and 5.6 rebounds. Earned First Team All-OVC honors as a senior.

    Ranked first on team in rebounds (10.0 rpg) and blocks (1.6 bpg) while ranking third in scoring (13.2 ppg) during his season season at Murray State. Scored in double figures in 21 of 31 games played. Scored a career-high 23 points along with 14 rebounds against Bethel Tennessee. Grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds along with 20 points against Lipscomb. Scored 19 points along with 12 rebounds against Tennessee-Martin.



    Trevor Mbakwe

    Full Name: Trevor Okaychukwu Macpherson
    Position: Forward
    Height/Weight: 6-8 (2.03 m)/ 245 (111.1 kg)
    Birthdate: January 24, 1989 (St. Louis Park, Minn.)
    High School: St. Bernard's HS (St. Paul, Minn.)
    College: Minnesota

    Career Highlights: Led the Big Ten in rebounding in 2012-13. Second Team All-Big Ten by the media as a sophomore and redshirt senior. Represented the U.S. as part of its team the 2011 World University Games.

    Averaged 10.0 points, a Big Ten-leading 8.7 rebounds and 1.4 blocks (3rd in league) while shooting 56.5 percent (4th) during his senior season at Minnesota. Chosen Second Team All-Big Ten by the media and Third Team by the coaches. Had 17 games of 10-plus rebounds, including 18 vs. North Dakota State and 16 vs. Northwestern.


    EJ Singler

    Position: Forward
    Height: 6-6
    Weight: 215
    Birthdate: June 6, 1990
    From: Medford, Ore. (South Medford HS, Ore.)
    College: Oregon

    NOTEWORTHY: Played four seasons at the University of Oregon, where he averaged 10.9 points (44.3% FG, 37.3% 3-PT, 84.8% FT), 5.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 0.77 steals and 29.3 minutes in 142 games ... Earned All-Pac-12 First Team honors as a senior in 2012-13 after averaging 11.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and career highs in assists (2.8) and minutes (31.0) ... Finished his career ranked first in school history in wins (89), sixth in career free throw percentage (84.8%) and 11th in Oregon history in scoring (1,546) ... One of only 13 players in school history to total 1,000 career points and 500 career rebounds ... As a senior, helped lead the Ducks to their first Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 2007 ... Averaged 12.3 points (44.8% FG, 44.4% 3-PT), 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists in three NCAA Tournament games ... Following his junior season in 2011-12, was named Second Team All-Pac-12, as he averaged a career-high 13.6 points per game along with 5.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 30.8 minutes ... Ranked second nationally and led the Pac-12 in free throw percentage as a junior (90.9%, 110-121) ... Led Oregon in scoring as a senior, and ranked second on the squad both his sophomore and junior seasons ... Ranked first in the Pac-10 Conference as a sophomore in free throw shooting (85.2%, 104-122).


    Larry Drew II

    Position: Guard
    Height: 6-2
    Weight: 180
    Birthdate: March 5, 1990
    From: Encino, Calif. (Taft HS, Calif.)
    College: UCLA

    NOTEWORTHY: Played his senior season at UCLA in 2012-13 after transferring from the University of North Carolina after the 2010-11 season ... Sat out the 2011-12 season per NCAA transfer rules ... In his only season with the Bruins, averaged 7.5 points (44.6% FG, 43.3% 3-PT), 2.4 rebounds, and career highs in assists (7.3), steals (1.40) and minutes (35.5) in 35 games ... During 131 career collegiate games, averaged 5.5 points, 2.1 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 0.89 steals and 24.0 minutes ... As a senior at UCLA, earned All-Pac-12 Conference First Team honors, and was one of five players selected to the Pac-12 All-Tournament Team ... Led the Pac-12 in assists (256) and assist-to-turnover ratio (2.98) while ranking fourth and seventh nationally in those categories, respectfully ... His 256 assists in 2012-13 rank third on the Pac-12’s single-season list all- time (Ahlon Lewis, Arizona St. – 298, 1998; Jason Kidd, California – 274, 1994) ... In three seasons at North Carolina, left the Tar Heels ranked No. 17 all-time in school history in assists (378) ... As a sophomore in 2010-11, averaged a career-best 8.5 points while ranking second in the Atlantic Coast Conference in assists (6.0) ... Ranked fifth that same season in the conference in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.83) ... Son of Larry Drew, the current head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks.

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