Schroeder: Blazers Pre-Draft Workouts Have Begun

Scott Schroeder writes on Ridiculous Upside that the pre-draft workouts have begun... ------------------------------ Bakersfield Jam point guard Jeremy Wise is in Portland today to work out for the Trail Blazers' brass. Others players that have been confirmed include that have been confirmed for this workout are Mike Davis, a forward from Illinois, and South Carolina guard Devan Downey. Talor Battle, a point guard from Penn State, will attend the workout though his mother has said he will be returning to Penn State. ------------------------------ Update: Brian T. Smith has a full list of 12 names. None of the 12 players is listed in Draft Express's 2010 mock draft. Temple's Lavoy Allen is an underclassmen and is included in the second round of DX's 2011 mock draft. Update 2: Some of the underclassmen that worked out today have decided to return to school, including Malcolm Delaney, Talor Battle, and E'Twaun Moore. Joe Freeman has the upcoming draft preparation schedule and some general thoughts from Blazers scout Chad Buchanan after today's workout. Buchanan echoes Kevin Pritchard's earlier statement that this is a deep draft class. -- Ben Golliver | | Twitter