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Lakers hold workout for prospects in preparation for June 27 draft

June 14, 2013|By Eric Pincus

The Lakers held a workout on Thursday in preparation for the NBA Draft on June 27.

The team will pick in the second round at No. 48 -- their first-round pick belongs to the Cleveland Cavaliers (related to both the Ramon Sessions and Steve Nash trades).

Kadji (6 feet 10) is a power forward from Miami. Siva (6-1) played the point at Louisville. Triche (6-4) is a combo guard from Syracuse. Dedmon (6-11) is a USC center. Harris (6-2) played shooting guard for Wake Forrest. Young (6-3) is a combo guard from Arkansas.

Other players the Lakers have been loosely linked to in other reports include Seth Curry, Nate Wolters, Josiah Turner, Norvel Pelle, Adonis Thomas, Jordan Henriquez and Zeke Marshall.

The Lakers can talk to potential draftees but can't reach out to NBA free agents until July.

Vincent Ellis of the Detroit Free Press did note that there may be some interest between the Lakers and Pistons free agent guard Will Bynum.

As the draft and free agency near, the rumor mill will rapidly accelerate.


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