HoopsHype Christian Watford rumors
As Danny Green displays the importance of shooting in the NBA Finals, Christian Watford is impressing teams with his outside jumper and appears poised to be selected in the draft late this month, a source told RealGM. Watford, the 6-foot-9 forward out of Indiana, has participated in 15 workouts for teams so far and is receiving requests to schedule more. Teams have let Watford know that they believe he has the versatility and jump shot to be a stretch power forward or wing shooter. RealGM
The Indiana Pacers will hold their fourth 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 2:30 PM. Players scheduled to workout for the Pacers on Tuesday are Kenny Kadji (Miami, Florida); Trevor Mbakwe (Minnesota); Romero Osby (Oklahoma); Christian Watford (Indiana)) The list of players is subject to change. NBA.com
The Knicks will work out some intriguing prospects in the coming days. On Friday, the team will host the following players: Ricky Ledo, Tahj Tate, Adonis Thomas, Christian Watford, Tony Mitchell, Grant Jerrett ZagsBlog.com
Throughout the week, the Wizards will also have Louisville 6-1 senior point guard Peyton Siva (10 points, 5.7 assists), Bucknell 6-11 senior center Mike Muscala (18.9 points, 11.3 rebounds), Indiana senior forward Christian Watford (12.3 points, 6.3 rebounds), Kentucky freshman point 6-1 guard Archie Goodwin (14.1 points, 4.6 rebounds), Memphis 6-7 sophomore guard Adonis Thomas (11.7 points, 4.5 rebounds), Oklahoma 6-8 senior forward Romero Osby (16 points, seven rebounds), Iowa State 6-7 senior forward Will Clyburn (14.9 points, 6.8 rebounds), Temple 6-4 guard Khalif Wyatt (20.5 points, four assists) and Syracuse senior forward James Southerland (13.2 points, 5.2 rebounds). Washington Post
Indiana freshman Cody Zeller and junior Christian Watford formally announced early Tuesday that they will pass on the 2012 NBA Draft and instead remain in college. The development should make IU a consensus preseason top-five team, perhaps No. 1 depending on what happens with Kentucky's roster. CBSSports.com
Jeff Rabjohns: Sources tell http://Peegs.com Indiana's Christian Watford will return to school for his senior year. #iubb Twitter
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