Sixers Pre-Draft Workouts

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 27: Markieff Morris #21 of the Kansas Jayhawks reacts during the southwest regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams at the Alamodome on March 27, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

I'm not sure how much actual insight pre-draft workouts give you inside a team's draft strategy, especially with guys refusing to work out because they think they'll be drafted prior to an inquiring team's pick, and private, almost secretive workouts that often take place without anyone finding out until much later. However; as a fan I've always found it somewhat soothing to go into a draft knowing which guys my favorite team worked out prior to try to give myself an idea of who they may be considering with their draft picks. This works out especially well for the second round of the NBA Draft.

I'm not sure if I'll be able to provide every name of every player the Sixers have worked out in the previous month and change, so if I miss a player feel free to chime in with your comments. Most of these names I'm gathering from various Deep Sixer posts from beat writer Kate Fagan, and the rest are from Tom Moore of Philly Burbs.

A list of prospects the Sixers have worked out after the jump.

Projected first-rounders in BOLD.

  • Keith Benson
  • Justin Harper
  • Nikola Vucevic
  • Jordan Williams
  • Jordan Hamilton
  • Scotty Hopson
  • Malcolm Lee
  • Josh Selby
  • Chris Singleton
  • Trey Thompkins
  • Antonio Pena
  • Joffrey Lauvergne
  • Lester Prosper
  • Willie Reed
  • Lavoy Allen
  • Rick Jackson
  • Delvon Johnson
  • Vernon Macklin
  • Greg Smith
  • Tomislav Zubcic
  • Tyler Honeycutt
  • Markieff Morris
  • Eniel Polynice
  • Xavier Silas
  • Corey Fisher
  • Corey Stokes
  • Bengaly Fofana
  • Justin Hurtt
  • Charles Okwandu
  • Donatas Motiejunas
  • JaJuan Johnson
  • Guy-Marc Michel
  • Paris Horne
  • DeAndre Liggins

Don't be surprised if two of these guys end up wearing a Sixers cap at the end of Thursday night. Keith Benson and Greg Smith are some of the more popular second round selections. 

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