Mohamed Bamba RumorsAll NBA Players
Sagar Trika: When asked if the decision at #1 has been made, McDonough said he’d draw out the suspense for another 72 hours or so. Says they’ve narrowed it down to a tier of five guys (in no order): Marvin Bagley, Luka Dončić, Deandre Ayton, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Mohamed Bamba.
Mohamed Bamba’s pre-NBA Draft workout with the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, sources tell DBcom, was largely about “confirmation.” The Mavs, holding the No. 5 overall pick, knew that the intelligent and charismatic University of Texas center would interview well — and he did. That may be his top trait … that the team that selects the 7-1 freshman will be getting a person of quality. But in two areas, maybe “confirmation” was exceeded, we’re told.