Warriors holding pre-draft workouts with five prospects, including Duke’s Dereck Lively II

While the Golden State Warriors are searching to find the successor to Bob Myers at the top of the front office, they will also have to keep an eye upcoming NBA draft. On June 22, the Warriors will have the chance to add a player in the first round of the 2023 NBA draft with the No. 19 overall pick.

Before draft day, the Warriors are working out a flurry of different prospects. Following players like UCLA’s Jaime Jaquez Jr. and Indiana’s Trayce Jackson-Davis, the next group of players will reportedly work out with the Warriors on Monday.

According to Anthony Slater of The Athletic, Duke’s Dereck Lively II, KansasJalen Wilson, Florida’s Colin Castleton, Kansas State’s Keyontae Johnson and Creighton’s Arthur Kaluma are set to work out with the Warriors on Monday.

Via @anthonyVslater on Twitter:

Lively II headlines the group of six players scheduled for a workout with the Warriors. The former 5-star top recruit turned Duke Blue Devil tallied 5.2 points on 65.8% shooting from the floor with 5.4 boards and 2.4 rejections in 20.6 minutes per game during his first season at Cameron Indoor. 

Lively was the only member of the upcoming group to land in the first round of Cody Taylor’s latest mock draft for Rookie. Lively II went off the board at No. 20 to the Houston Rockets. Wilson was featured in the second round of Taylor’s latest mock. 

Wilson played four seasons at Kansas, winning an NCAA title in 2022. During his final season in Lawerence, Wilson averaged 20.1 points on 43% shooting from the field with 8.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game last year. 

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