HoopsHype Zeke Marshall rumors
Asked if Akron center Zeke Marshall was in the plans, Grant said, "I don't know. We had him in and he did a nice job. He's a really nice kid. We still have a few extra spots on the summer-league team we've got to work through." Cleveland Plain Dealer
Akron’s Zeke Marshall will work out for the Cavaliers on Monday, a league source confirmed to the Beacon Journal. If he is drafted, Marshall is expected to go in the second round. The 7-foot center won the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Year award as both a junior and a senior, but he has been inconsistent in his private workouts and left a few team scouts disappointed. Akron Beacon Journal
The Indiana Pacers will hold their fifth 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 12:30 PM. Players scheduled to workout for the Pacers on Saturday are Matt Dellavedova (St. Mary's), Angel Sharpless (Elizabeth City State), Jamaal Franklin (San Diego State), Zeke Marshall (Akron), and Jeff Withey (Kansas). The list of players is subject to change. NBA.com
Former University of Akron center Zeke Marshall, who didn’t participate in the recent NBA Draft Combine, worked out with the Dallas Mavericks on Friday and has a series of workouts slated in the coming days, according to a source close to Marshall. The source spoke on condition of anonymity because most prospect visits are not publicized in the NBA. He will be in Detroit to work out with the Pistons on Sunday and Monday. Marshall flies to Houston on Wednesday to work out for the Rockets and hits Phoenix to perform for the Suns on Thursday. He also will work out for the Los Angeles Lakers on June 17, the Chicago Bulls on June 18 and the Indiana Pacers on June 22. Akron Beacon Journal
Lucas also runs a pre-draft workout group. Last year’s group included 16 of the 60 players that were selected. Among the players working with Ledo in Houston are Solomon Hill (Arizona), Zeke Marshall (Akron) and Elston Turner (Texas A&M). Lucas says what he does is tell talented, young players what they don’t want to hear. Providence Journal
Rob M (Ypsilanti, MI) Which MAC player has the best chance at a future in the NBA. DJ Cooper (Ohio), Zeke Marshall (Akron), or Javon McCrea (Buffalo)? Chad Ford (1:57 PM) Marshall probably has the most NBA buzz. But I have a soft spot in my heart for DJ Cooper. I think he has a chance as a NBA player. ESPN.com
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