Mavs Luring 2 Stars For Pre-Draft Workouts

NBA sources have aided in assembling a list of the Mavs' pre-Draft invitees and wish list. We're told to look for a 'heavy emphasis on 'two-way hybrid 3/4 players' and we're told the list of potential visitors includes at least two standouts who figure to be selected way ahead of Dallas' positions at Nos. 34 and 51. A Mavs Premium report that names names:

The Dallas Mavericks own just two second-round picks in the June NBA Draft, as Nos. 34 and 51. Yet their hopeful pre-draft invitation list, obtained exclusively by, includes at least two players projected to be first-rounders.

Those players:

Cleanthony Early, Wichita State, Sr., PF, 6-8, 219

K.J. McDaniels, Clemson, Jr., SF, 6-6, 200

Make of that what you will, in regard to Dallas' willingness to trade up; or just consider it homework being done. And note, neither of those visitors are confirmed, but rather, hoped-for.

There are lots more names of guys less-heralded, with the Mavs planning to host many of them starting around June 9 for workouts at the AAC in Dallas. A collection of those names:
Josh Huestas, Stanford, Sr., PF, 6-8, 215

Jerrelle Benimon, Towson, PF, 6-8, 245

Fuquan Edwin, Seton Hall, SG, 6-6, 210

Jamil Wilson, Marquette, SF, 6-7, 220

Jakarr Sampson, St. John's, SF, 6-8, 210

Eric Moreland, Oregon State, PF/C, 6-10, 225
Add three more names to this list: Okaro White, Mike Moser and Akil Mitchell.

And then supplement all that with Premium Boards' work collecting the following names that are reportedly confirmed to visit Dallas: Bryce Cotton, Chris Udofia, Chane Behanan, Javon McCrea, Andre Dawkins and Xavier Thames.

Find links to that collection of prospects here in this thread at Premium Boards.

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