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Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 9:52 AM
By: David Jablonski
DAYTON — The Utah Jazz announced Wednesday they will host Dayton Flyers forward Obi Toppin and five other players at a pre-draft workout Thursday.
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This will be at least the fifth NBA workout for Toppin, who has previously announced workouts with the Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs and Atlanta Hawks
Toppin, who led Dayton in scoring with 14.4 points per game last season as a redshirt freshman, announced April 17 he was declaring for the NBA Draft and would go through the pre-draft process while maintaining his eligibility. He’s one of 233 early-entry prospects. He has until May 29 to decide to stay in the draft or return to school. He has three seasons of eligibility remaining.
The draft will be held June 20. Dayton’s Kostas Antetokounmpo was the last player selected in the second round in 2018. He was the first Flyer drafted since Negele Knight in 1990.
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Utah Jazz Announce Pre-Draft Workouts pic.twitter.com/ajWb6glxUM— Utah Jazz PR (@UtahJazzPR) May 22, 2019