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Hollins called Mbakwe for advice on how to prepare for Europe because that looks to be his destination as well. “His goal, like mine, is to make the NBA,” Mbakwe said. “But he’s open-minded to the possibility of playing in Europe. I think that’s very key. You have to have the right mind-set to play in Europe.” Mbakwe did, and now … “If I have a good showing, I think I have a good chance of getting invited to an NBA training camp or sign a contract for next year,” he said. “I was hearing from some other teams, but I thought the Lakers seemed like the best fit because of the roster space. They don’t have many big guys like me.”
With just two days remaining before the 2013 NBA Draft, the Clippers are conducting their final group workout Tuesday morning at the team’s training facility. Potential first-round pick Tony Mitchell of North Texas is the top rated prospect attending. He averaged 9.3 rebounds in 55 college games and entered the NBA as a sophomore after becoming one of the best high school players in the nation in 2010. Trevor Mbakwe (Minnesota) and Elias Harris (Gonzaga), two more athletic rebounders, will join Mitchell along with guards Ian Clark (Belmont) and Peyton Siva, who led Louisville to the 2013 NCAA title.
The Indiana Pacers will hold their fourth workouts open to the media with prospects for the 2013 NBA Draft on Tuesday, June 18 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Prospects will work out in front of team officials and conduct interviews with the media beginning at 2:30 PM. Players scheduled to workout for the Pacers on Tuesday are Kenny Kadji (Miami, Florida); Trevor Mbakwe (Minnesota); Romero Osby (Oklahoma); Christian Watford (Indiana)) The list of players is subject to change.