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Melvin Ejim: I'm very excited to begin my pro career playing for Virtus Roma. I've heard great things about the Club & I can't wait to move to Rome. Twitter
Alex Kennedy: Melvin Ejim will play for the San Antonio Spurs and Philadelphia 76ers' summer league teams. Glue guy who compares himself to Shane Battier. Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA
Robinson was in a group of six players Friday, mostly small forwards at the NBA level and most who’d be slotted for the 24th or 45th picks. Others at the workout were Thanasis Antetokounmpro (Development League), DeAndre Daniels (Connecticut), Cleanthony Early (Wichita State), Melvin Ejim (Iowa State) and C.J. Fair (Syracuse). Notes: Several current Hornets were in the arena Friday to work out after the draft auditions. Clifford addressed their situations as the off-season proceeds. Charlotte Observer
Rick Bonnell: Glenn Robinson III and C.J. Fair are probably most familiar names at Hornets' pre-draft workout tomorrow. Thanasis Antetokounmpo (D-League), DeAndre Daniels (UConn), Cleanthony Early (Wichita St.), Melvin Ejim (Iowa St.) also auditioning. Twitter @rick_bonnell
Doug McDermott was a unanimous choice for the AP All-American First Team. McDermott is the first player to be on the All-American team in three straight seasons since Patrick Ewing and Wayman Tisdale in 1985. Shabazz Napier, Sean Kilpatrick and Russ Smith were also seniors named to the All-American First Team, while Jabari Parker was the fifth member. The second team consisted of Nick Johnson, Andrew Wiggins, Nik Stauskas, Melvin Ejim and T.J. Warren. RealGM
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