Key for Makur Maker is ensuring he is a first-round draft pick. If it appears teams will not draft him in the first round he will take up a college scholarship, build up his draft stock and take another shot at the NBA next year. Maker and his guardian Ed Smith are hoping the NBA allows face-to-face workouts with teams before next month’s draft. “If Makur gets workouts with NBA teams he feels he will be a first-round pick,” Smith said.
September 27, 2022 | 4:31 pm EDT Update
Kellan Olson: Ayton was asked if he is happy here and he said “Yeah, I’m alright. When I’m inbetween those lines now I just work. I’m not playing for myself. I have an organization across my chest and a name on my back I have to represent. I’m just here to work, man.”
Darnell Mayberry: Andre Drummond on why he signed with the Bulls: “It felt like the right fit. This is a team that’s very young, hungry and in a great position to do something special. I want to be a part of that.”
Dane Moore: Karl-Anthony Towns did not participate in the first day of Timberwolves training camp today because he’s still dealing with an illness, according to Chris Finch. Finch said he hopes to have Towns in camp by the end of the week.