Washington Wizards Forego Draft Smokescreen, Do Not Workout Evan Turner

June 18th, 2010 by Matthew Brown Leave a reply »
In stark contrast to the excitement of winning the first overall pick in the upcoming 2010 NBA Draft, the Washington Wizards opt out of any pre-draft hype by not working out Ohio State star Evan Turner.

This move essentially guarantees that the team will select Kentucky freshman John Wall come June 24.

It may put a damper on speculation, but making their intentions clear is the Wizards' first step toward a concrete plan for the future.

Thank you Ted Leonsis.

The Wizards worked Wall out along with six other prospect who amount to late first round and early second-round talent. While the workout only lasted 30 minutes, it doesn't take a genius to see that the collection of players alongside Wall were fodder for his array of skills.

It is about time to mark it down, so what better time than now?

The Washington Wizards will select John Wall with the first overall pick.

Wall's workout comes on the heels of news that no workout had been or would be scheduled for Turner, who is widely believed to be the best player after Wall in the draft.

During his solo workout with current Wizards assistant ...

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