The Portland Trail Blazers held their third day of pre-draft workouts on Friday, going through drills with six different players.
June 9 @TrailBlazers Workout: G Isaiah Briscoe, G Tyler Dorsey, F Tyler Lydon, C Cameron Oliver, C Anzejs Pasecniks, C Trevor Thompson— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) June 9, 2017
Kentucky’s Bam Adebayo was also in attendance, but he did not participate in the workouts. He could workout for the team on Saturday.
Kentucky's Bam Adebayo here watching Blazers workouts. Figure he will workout with team Saturday.— Jason Quick (@jwquick) June 9, 2017
Here is what we saw from CSN NW on Twitter:
Tyler Dorsey, 6’4” SG, Oregon
Tyler Lydon, 6’10” SF/PF, Syracuse
Anžejs Pasečņiks, 7’2” C, Latvia
How much Kristaps Porziņģis' success has helped Pasecniks pic.twitter.com/tVoYPS0gzR— CSN Northwest (@CSNNW) June 9, 2017
What Pasecniks, who grew up wishing one day he'd play in the NBA, hopes to prove to teams pic.twitter.com/tYfqnqEKgo— CSN Northwest (@CSNNW) June 9, 2017
Isaiah Briscoe, Cameron Oliver, and Trevor Thompson fill out the rest of the list. Briscoe is a 6’3” guard out of Kentucky, ranked No. 80 in the draft, according to Draft Express.
Oliver is a 6’8” power forward out of Nevada. He excels in scoring, averaging 16.0 points per game in his sophomore campaign.
Thompson is a 7’0” center out of Ohio State. Thompson averaged 10.6 points and 9.2 rebounds per game in his junior season with the Buckeyes.
Dorsey made an impression on NBA teams with his impressive postseason run at Oregon. The 6’4” guard, averaged 14.6 points per game in his junior year with the Ducks.
Lydon, a 6’10” forward out of Syracuse, showed scouts he had the ability to spread the floor last season, shooting close to 40 percent from 3-point range.
Pasečņiks, a 7’1” center out of Latvia, has had teams’ attention since playing with Kristaps Porzingis in the 2013 U18 European Championships in Riga.
The Blazers have three picks in the first round of the NBA Draft (15, 20, 26).
Are any of these players on your Blazers draft board?