Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Sixers to start bringing in draft prospects

As we reported in Tuesday's Daily News, the Sixers are scheduled to host their first set of prospects in advance of the June 25 NBA draft on Friday.

Sixers to start bringing in draft prospects

As we reported in Tuesday's Daily News, the Sixers are scheduled to host their first set of prospects in advance of the June 25 NBA draft on Friday.

Here is more on the players currently expected to attend:

* Toney Douglas, Florida State, point or shooting guard, 6-1, 196. Averaged 21.5 points and 2.9 assists per game in 35 games as a senior. Shot 44.6 percent from the field, 38.5 percent from the arc and 81 percent from the free throw line.

* Stefon Jackson, Texas-El Paso, shooting guard, 6-5, 185. Averaged 24.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game in 37 games as a senior. Shot 42.7 percent from the field, 30.8 percent from the arc and 83.4 percent from the free throw line. Jackson is a graduate of King in Philadelphia.

* Ty Lawson, North Carolina, point guard, 6-foot, 195. Averaged 16.6 points, 6.6 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game in 35 games as a senior. Shot 53.2 percent from the field, 47.2 percent from the arc and 79.8 percent from the free throw line.

* Jodie Meeks, Kentucky, shooting guard, 6-4, 208. Averaged 23.7 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game in 36 games as a junior. Shot 46.3 percent from the field, 40.6 percent from the arc and 90.2 percent from the free throw line.

* Terrence Williams, Louisville, shooting guard, 6-2, 220. Averaged 12.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game in 37 games as a senior. Shot 43.1 percent from the field, 38.5 percent from the arc and 58.1 percent from the free throw line.

About this blog
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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