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Moore joined the Nets’ summer league squad as an undrafted free agent. He averaged 10.4 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.6 steals as an athletic defensive disruptor to help Houston to the Elite Eight in March. He played four seasons for Cal State Bakersfield before that — going 634 days between games due to that injury. Moore suffered that season-ending injury on Feb. 11, 2017. He spent 2017-18 rehabbing as a redshirt, with a long, grueling grind, surgery after surgery until he began to doubt. “[My lowest point] was probably my last surgery, because I thought if it didn’t work, I just wouldn’t hoop [any] more. I’ll just get my degree, keep my promise to my grandmother which is getting my degree, and figuring things out life-wise without basketball,” Moore said. “I was a Children and Family Studies major. If anything, if this doesn’t work [I’ll] be a social worker or counselor, something good.”
Casey Holdahl: Today’s Blazers predraft workout: Dominick Barlow (Overtime Elite) Hugo Besson (New Zealand Breakers) Malaki Branham (Ohio State) Tevin Brown (Murray State) Ismael Kamagate (Paris Basket) Taze Moore (Houston)
Can you talk about this year’s group? Pete Mickeal: Yeah. So, this year group, we have some really, really good names. A guy named Royce Hamm Jr.; he went to UNLV. I think he’s going to surprise a lot of people in the way he plays. He’s a four, five, but he can put it on the floor. He can shoot and he is really explosive. We also have Jaylen House, which is the son of Eddie House, a player that played for Miami heat. He averaged 19 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists in college. Those are great stats in college. Also, Taze Moore that won NCAA slam dunk competition. We have JD Notae from Arkansas. Arkansas was a top five team in the nation, and he was arguably the best player. I mean, he averaged 19 points a game on a top five team in the nation. That’s very difficult to do. So, those are our bigger names. We have kids from Oregon, California, Ohio state Louisville, Kansas state, Florida, Houston, New Mexico.
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