Sunday, May 3, 2015

Ohio State's Mullens to work out for Sixers

Sixerville: The Sixers will work out the 7-footer from Ohio State on Saturday.

Ohio State's Mullens to work out for Sixers

As alluded to in today's Daily News, the Sixers will be bringing in Ohio State 7-footer B.J. Mullens for a predraft workout on Saturday.

Mullens started two of 33 games as a freshman, averaging 8.8 points and 4.7 rebounds in 20.3 minutes. By all accounts, any team drafting him will have to wait at least a year or 2 for him to develop and mature.

Mullens will be joined by Notre Dame's Ryan Ayers, son of former Sixers coach Randy Ayers, but the focus will clearly be on Mullens.

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Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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