Kentucky All-American Oscar Tshiebwe to work out for Bucks, Celtics
Kentucky senior Oscar Tshiebwe will reportedly work out with several teams in the immediate future, including the Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings, according to Adam Zagoria on Twitter.
Tshiebwe announced on April 7 that he would declare for the 2023 NBA draft while maintaining the right to return to school next season. He has one year of eligibility left and is said to be open to returning to Lexington after testing the pre-draft process.
The 6-foot-9 forward was a consensus second-team All-American after averaging 16.5 points, 13.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.6 steals and one block. He led the country in rebounding for the second straight year and ranked second in total rebound percentage (23.6).
Kentucky big man Oscar Tshiebwe has workouts scheduled with Boston, Milwaukee, Houston, and Sacramento w/ more to follow, per a league source.
Returning to @KentuckyMBB remains an option for last year's National Player of the Year pic.twitter.com/PeCYSNrGTi
— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) April 28, 2023
Tshiebwe is currently not projected to be selected in either round this year. However, he will have the opportunity to improve his stock in his upcoming workouts and he also figures to be a candidate to compete in the draft combine or G League Elite Camp.
He will have until May 31 to withdraw from the draft and return to school.
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