Draft Notes: Wizards, Knicks, Hawks, Withdrawals


The Wizards conducted a pre-draft workout that consisted of the following players, per Washington-based reporter Wayne Cole:

  • Keve Aluma, Virginia Tech
  • Justin Bean, Utah State
  • Marcus Bingham Jr., Michigan State
  • Kofi Cockburn, Illinois
  • Collin Gillespie, Villanova
  • Quenton Jackson, Texas A&M

As we relayed previously, the Wizards also have a workout scheduled with Wisconsin product Johnny Davis for Thursday. Davis was named Big Ten Player of the Year.


The Knicks conducted a pre-draft workout with Wichita State guard Tyson Etienne, Fresno State center Orlando Robinson and Oklahoma point guard Jordan Goldwire, per Marc Berman of the New York Post. Etienne is a New York native.

The Knicks owns the Nos. 11 and 42 overall selections.


The Hawks are working out the following players on Thursday, per Chris Kirchner of The Athletic:

  • Teddy Allen, New Mexico State
  • JD Davison, Alabama
  • Henri Drell, Windy City Bulls
  • Malik Osborne, Florida State
  • Matteo Spagnolo, Italy
  • Davion Warren, Texas Tech

Draft Withdrawals

  • Virginia Tech forward Justyn Mutts has withdrawn from the draft and will return to school, as relayed by the Virginian-Pilot.
  • Former Georgetown guard Donald Carey is withdrawing from the draft and will transfer to Maryland, per Jeff Goodman of Stadium.
  • Oregon guard Will Richardson is also returning to school and will again play for the Ducks, as Goodman relayed.
  • Gonzaga forward Julian Strawther will not pursue any professional opportunities and will return for his junior season, per Adam Zagoria of Zags Blog.

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