HoopsHype Joe Jackson rumors
Rodney Hood will headline a pre-draft workout hosted by the Sacramento Kings on Saturday. The Kings announced that the Duke forward will participate in a six-man workout that includes Kyle Casey (Harvard), Jarell Eddie (Virginia Tech), C.J. Fair (Syracuse), Joe Jackson (Memphis) and Xavier Thames (San Diego State). Cowbell Kingdom
In this group was another six players, evenly split between the positions...two point guards, two wings, and two bigs. The most notable prospects in attendence were Shabazz Napier (PG, UCONN), Jerami Grant (SF/PF, Syracuse), and Glenn Robinson III (SF, Michigan). Other attendees included Cameron Bairstow (PF/C, New Mexico), Joe Jackson (PG, Memphis), and Ronald Roberts Jr. (PF, Saint Josephs). Bright Side of the Sun
The Grizzlies announced via a press release that they will hold their first pre-draft workouts on Friday, May 30th. The players scheduled to participate are Clint Capela, Josh Huestis, Joe Jackson, Eric Moreland, Adin Vrabac, and Scottie Wilbekin. The Grizzlies hold the 22nd overall pick in June’s draft. Hoops Rumors
Joe Jackson’s agent says it would be a good fit, and not just because Jackson is a hometown favorite. The former University of Memphis guard will work out for the Grizzlies at FedExForum on Friday. It’s the second of four pre-draft workouts with NBA teams over the next six days for Jackson. “I know Memphis is saying they have a lot of interest in him. They’ve been saying from Day 1 that they were going to bring him in,” Jackson’s agent, Charles Briscoe, said. “I know he could be a good change-of-pace guard behind (Mike) Conley. They need a backup point guard.” Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shams Charania: Joe Jackson of Memphis has pulled out of Portsmouth Invitational w/ calf injury suffered Thu., sources tell RealGM. Considered 2nd rounder. Twitter @ShamsCharania
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