HoopsHype Glen Rice Jr rumors
The Minnesota Timberwolves have evaluated another group of draft prospects, highlighted by Lehigh guard C.J. McCollum. McCollum was watched by team officials at the Target Center practice court on Tuesday. McCollum worked out by himself. Before that, Illinois guard Brandon Paul, Georgia Tech forward Glen Rice Jr., Brazil forward Augusto Lima, Oregon forward Arsalan Kazemi and England forward Ashley Hamilton were in a practice group together. Rice is projected by most analysts to be a second-round selection. Oklahoman
Today's workout featured a mix of big men and shooting guards, including Michigan guard Tim Hardaway Jr., North Carolina guards Reggie Bullock and Dexter Strickland, Georgia guard Kentavious Caldwell Pope, NBADL guard Glen Rice Jr., Illinois State power forward Jackie Carmichael and Providence point guard Vincent Council. Boston Herald
Hardaway Jr. worked out on Tuesday for members of the Knicks staff in Westchester. He wasn't the only son of a former pro at the workout: Hardaway was joined by Glen Rice Jr., son of former sharpshooter and one-time Knick Glen Rice, and Phil Pressey, the son of 11-year pro Paul Pressey. Rice Jr. and Hardaway Jr. have known each other since they were growing up in Miami. And both have had to answer questions about their famous fathers for years. "A lot of kids go their separate paths and play different sports. They don't want that harassment or that constructive criticism because they're not going to be their fathers," Hardaway Jr. said. "We took on that challenge ever since we were growing up and we're just trying to live up to the expectation." ESPN.com
Shooting guards will dominate the first Bucks workout of draft prospects on Tuesday at the Cousins Center. Glen Rice Jr., who has been rising on draft charts after leading his Rio Grande Valley team to the D-League championship, headlines a workout session that also includes New Mexico guard Tony Snell, Iowa State guard Will Clyburn and Syracuse small forward James Southerland. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Rice, the son of former NBA star Glen Rice, averaged 25 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 2 blocked shots and 2 steals in the leading the Vipers to the championship. In the final series, Rice averaged 29 points, 11.5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3.5 blocked shots and 3 steals. That virtuoso performance has shot Rice up the draft board charts. There are some NBA officials who believe Rice could be a mid-first round pick — or in the vicinity of where the Milwaukee Bucks pick at 15. Racine Journal-Times
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