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Lawson to workout Friday

According to a source familiar with the situation, North Carolina guard Ty Lawson is one of five players the 76ers are scheduled to bring in Friday for workouts.

Lawson to workout Friday

Ty Lawson averaged 16.6 points and 6.6 assists a game last season as North Carolina won the national championship, beating Villanova in the Final Four along the way. (Paul Sancya/AP file photo)
Ty Lawson averaged 16.6 points and 6.6 assists a game last season as North Carolina won the national championship, beating Villanova in the Final Four along the way. (Paul Sancya/AP file photo)

According to a source familiar with the situation, North Carolina guard Ty Lawson is one of five players the 76ers are scheduled to bring in Friday for workouts.

The 2009 NBA Draft is scheduled for June 25 at Madison Square Garden; the Sixers have the 17th pick. Sixers General Manager Ed Stefanski has said the team is looking to draft a guard. Here are the other players scheduled to workout on Friday, although the lineup is subject to change.

1.) Ty Lawson, 6-0 point guard, North Carolina: Currently being projected by some mock drafts as the Sixers' pick at 17. Averaged 16.6 points and 6.6 assists a game last year for the National Champs.

2.) Toney Douglas, 6-1 point guard/shooting guard, Florida State: Averaged 21.5 points and 2.9 assists a game, shot 38.5 percent from three.

3.) Stefon Jackson, 6-5 shooting guard, UTEP: Averaged 24.5 points a game last year.

4.) Jodie Meeks, 6-4 guard, Kentucky: Averaged 23.7 points last year and shot 40.6 percent from the 3-point line.

5.) Terrence Williams, 6-6 shooting guard/small forward, Louisville: Averaged 12.5 points last year and shot 38.5 percent from three.

--Kate

About this blog

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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