ATLANTA HAWKS SCHEDULE WORKOUTS WITH 2012 NBA DRAFT PROSPECTS

 

ATLANTA, June 12, 2012 - Several 2012 NBA Draft prospects will be visiting Atlanta over the next two weeks, as the team prepares to select 23rd overall (first round) and 43rd overall (second round) in the June 28 Draft, taking place at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ (ESPN, 7 p.m.). Visit http://www.nba.com/draft/2012/ for complete information.

Among those scheduled to work out for the Hawks include: Doron Lamb and Darius Miller from the NCAA Champion Kentucky Wildcats, Tyshaun Taylor of runner-up Kansas, Baylor’s Quincy Miller, Festus Ezeli, John Jenkins and Jeffrey Taylor from Vanderbilt, Syracuse’s Fab Melo, Royce White (Iowa State), Moe Harkless from St. John’s, Draymond Green, a four-year standout at Michigan State, and 2012 NCAA assist leader Scott Machado (Iona). The full list of players and dates starts on page two of this release.

Sessions are closed to media, but players will be available for interviews following workouts. Workouts are scheduled to begin between 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. each day. Media should arrive approximately 60 minutes after the scheduled start. Player workout schedule as well as times are subject to change. If you are planning to attend, please contact Hawks media relations daily to confirm.

The workouts and interviews will take place on the Philips Arena practice court. Media parking is available in Philips Arena’s Lot A. Please bring a 2011-12 credential or media identification for entry in the Philips Arena loading dock area.

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