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May 20, 2015 Updates

Johnson argued the Lakers should select either Kansas’ Karl Anthony-Towns or Duke’s Jahlil Okafor. But Scott maintained “we’ll take the best player available.” Other candidates include point guard (Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell, China’s Emmanuel Mudiay) or small forward (Duke’s Justise Winslow, Arizona’s Stanley Johnson). “With our roster,” Scott said, “we need help in a lot of different areas.” Los Angeles Daily News

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Last week, Winslow attended a Yankees game with his new Roc Nation agency and sat with Anthony and his young son, Kiyan. “Of course Carmelo loves playing for the Knicks — I know he loves playing for the Knicks,’’ Winslow said Friday at the NBA draft combine. “Our conversation wasn’t how I’d fit in with the Knicks. Our conversation was the adjustment from college to the league and how my workouts were going. He’s being a mentor for a similar guy, similar path, national champion freshman year. It’s great to have a guy like that who accomplished so much to look out for you.’’ New York Post

Justise Winslow, a wing who helped lead Duke to the national title last month, said he interviewed with the Magic during the combine. How did the conversation go? "It was very good," said Winslow, who is widely expected to be a top-six pick. "I really like their group, a young nucleus. ... It's a fun group, a fun city. The meeting went really well. We just talked about different things, picking at my brain on and off the court. So it was a very interesting meeting." Orlando Sentinel

May 15, 2015 Updates

Ethan J. Skolnick: Justise Winslow says he is comfortable at NBA 3-point line. (For my Miami followers, he is not one of the guys who met w/ Riley here). Twitter @EthanJSkolnick

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April 30, 2015 Updates

With the NBA draft now less than two months away, the New York Knicks continue to be very high on Karl Anthony-Towns, Jahlil Okafor and Emmanuel Mudiay. But, according to ESPN Insider Chad Ford, Towns is currently the Knicks' top choice if they wind up with the No. 1 pick. New York ranks Towns at No. 1 on its draft board, followed by Okafor, Mudiay, Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell and Duke’s Justise Winslow, sources inside the organization told Ford. ESPN.com

April 27, 2015 Updates

"He makes winning plays," a Southeast Division executive said. "Early in the year when I first watched him, when they ran Michigan State out of the gym the first time, one of the things I marked down -- and I didn't know his bio a ton -- was that this kid was a winner. And then I looked and he'd (also) won a couple of state titles." NBA.com

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