HoopsHype Kentavious Caldwell-Pope rumors

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I'm hearing that the Wolves, especially, are enamored with Caldwell-Pope, and he's the sleeper at No. 9. The Wolves desperately need shooting in their backcourt, and I heard his workout in Minnesota was terrific. ESPN.com

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The Bucks will resume workouts this week with one of their primary draft candidates expected to be on hand. That’s Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, a former Georgia standout who is generally regarded as one of the best shooting guards in the draft. Caldwell-Pope has already worked out for Cleveland, Portland and Minnesota. He will work out for Boston officials on Thursday, two days before his scheduled workout with the Bucks. Racine Journal-Times

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Oh, the Wolves will have their options, even after the top shooting guards -- Kansas' Ben McLemore and Indiana's Victor Oladipo -- go top 5 probably. They could choose Lehigh's C.J. McCollum, who's a great shooter but is point-guard sized at 6-3, or Georgia's Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who would fill Wolves need for both shooters and real 2-guard size. But don't be surprised if the Wolves end up going for a shotblocker -- Maryland center Alex Len if he drops that far, or maybe 7-2 French center Rudy Gobert -- for a team that lacks a rim defender. Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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University of Georgia sophomore Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has declared for the 2013 NBA Draft, head coach Mark Fox announced Monday. He also plans to hire an agent and remain in the draft, effectively ending his career as an amateur. GeorgiaDogs.com

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Scouts believe Caldwell-Pope has to get stronger. But he can get by people on the dribble. "I don't think there's a great deal of difference between him and McLemore," one scout said. "They're both pretty good shooters. McLemore had good percentages but Pope's a pretty good shooter, too. He didn't have as good a group of teammates ... I think he's a first-rounder and I think he can move up and help himself. He can catch and shoot very well. I like both of those guys. I don't think there's a huge difference. They both have the size for the position." NBA.com

March 15, 2013 Updates

Here's a look at eight other players in our Top 60 whose seasons are done. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope | SG | Georgia Caldwell-Pope didn't go down without a fight. He scored 32 points in a tight loss to LSU on Thursday. He hit six 3s and got to the line 12 times. While he remains somewhat streaky as a shooter, a lot of NBA teams are high on him. He sits just outside our top 30 at the moment, but he could easily play himself into a mid- or late-first-round pick with strong workouts if he declares. ESPN.com

March 14, 2013 Updates

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope isn't very loquacious in the first place, but with the constant questions about the NBA the Georgia star clams up even more. "Right now it's not something I'm worried about right now," the sophomore guard said, minutes after scoring a career- high 32 points in Georgia's 68-63 loss to LSU in the SEC tournament. Ledger-Enquirer

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