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Oregon’s Tyler Dorsey to work out for Sixers on Wednesday

Dorsey played a big role in Oregon’s run to the Final Four.

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Oregon’s Tyler Dorsey will be part of a group of draft prospects to work out for the Sixers at their practice facility on Wednesday, according to Keith Pompey.

The 21-year-old guard spent just two seasons at Oregon before opting to declare for the 2017 NBA Draft. In his sophomore season he averaged 14.6 points and shot 46.7 percent from the field and 42.3 percent from three. Dorsey exploded in the NCAA Tournament, averaging 23.8 points and connecting on 20-33 three-point attempts as he helped propel the Ducks to the Final Four.

He also shined at the NBA Draft Combine, and Draft Express had this to say about his performance:

Tyler Dorsey did a nice job of acquanting himself to the NBA coaches in attendance who likely didn't have much of a chance to get to know him during the season, scoring an efficient 15 points with 6 assists and 0 turnovers in a win over Team 3. He demonstrated some ability to get to the basket with change of speeds and straight line drives in both directions, as well as the craftiness to finish with floaters and step-backs. Dorsey is a scorer through and through, but he didn't really force the issue and let the game come to him, which is important considering what his role will be at the next level. His shot-making ability (42% for 3 this season) both with his feet set and off the dribble is something that is at a huge premium in today's NBA, and the fact that he measured a little better than he had in the past (6'5 1/4 wingspan) and did not get taken advantage of defensively certainly helps his cause.

Draft Express has Dorsey ranked as the 46th best player in the class, and being selected with the 49th overall pick. The Sixers have four second-round picks.

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