Pacers 2017 pre-draft workout attendees

The 2017 NBA Draft will be held on Thursday, June 22nd.

The 2017 NBA Draft will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, home of the Nets, on Thursday, June 22nd. It’ll air on ESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET.

Following a 42-40 season, Year 1 under coach Nate McMillan, the Pacers will select at No. 18 and 47. Kevin Pritchard, who took over as President of Basketball Operations after Larry Bird decided to step down, will make the final call in the team’s war room at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Hours before the draft last year, Bird sent the 20th overall pick to Brooklyn for veteran forward Thad Young. This was one day after acquiring starting point guard Jeff Teague from Atlanta in a three-team trade. They had worked out more than 42 NBA hopefuls.

The organization, directed by Bird, has trade half of its last six first-round picks.

Indiana’s last five Round 1 picks it used:
2015: Myles Turner (11)
2013: Solomon Hill (23)
2012: Miles Plumlee (26)
2010: Paul George (10)
2009: Tyler Hansbrough (13)

In 2015, they evaluated at least 36 guys in pre-draft workout situations. They ended up taking Myles Turner at No. 11 and Joe Young 43rd overall.

In 2014, without a first-round pick, they brought in over 50 players. Then on draft night, they sold the 57th pick to New York in exchange for cash.

Below is the list of their pre-draft workouts for 2017, which will be updated daily:

No. 1 — Monday, May 15:
Jordan Bell, Oregon
Josh Hart, Villanova
Wesley Iwundu, Kansas State
Monte Morris, Iowa State
Caleb Swanigan, Purdue
Derrick White, Colorado

No. 2 — Wednesday, May 17:
Evan Bradds, Belmont
Dillon Brooks, Oregon
Ben Moore, Southern Methodist
Semi Ojeleye, Southern Methodist
Sindarius Thornwell, South Carolina
Mike Young, Pittsburgh

*Florida State’s Dwayne Bacon was scheduled to workout but did not due to illness.

No. 3 — Monday, May 22:
Bryce Alford, UCLA
Ike Anigbogu, UCLA
Trevon Bluiett, Xavier
Vincent Edwards, Purdue
Davon Reed, Miami, Fla.
Trevor Thompson, Ohio State

No. 4 — Tuesday, May 23:
Jabari Bird, California
Troy Caupain, Cincinnati
Peter Jok, Iowa
Moses Kingsley, Arkansas
T.J. Leaf, UCLA
Derrick Walton, Jr., Michigan

No. 5 — Monday, June 5:
Bam Adebayo, Kentucky
Terrance Ferguson, Adelaide, Australia
Luke Kennard, Duke
London Perrantes, Virginia
Ivan Rabb, California
Davon Reed, Miami, Fla. (Second time)

No. 6 — Tuesday, June 6:
Antonio Blakeney, LSU
Isaac Hamilton, UCLA
Zak Irvin, Michigan
Naz Long, Iowa State
Johnathan Motley, Baylor
Rashawn Thomas, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

No. 7 — Wednesday, June 14:
Dylan Ennis, Oregon
Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State
Amile Jefferson, Duke
Zach LeDay, Virginia Tech
Paul Watson, Jr., Fresno State
Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga

No. 8 — Thursday, June 15:
Jaron Blossomgame, Clemson
Damyean Dotson, Houston
Luke Fischer, Marquette
Justin Jackson, North Carolina
Luke Kornet, Vanderbilt
Donovan Mitchell, Louisville

No. 9 — Saturday, June 17:
Jamel Artis, Pittsburgh
James Blackmon, Jr., Indiana
Nate Britt, North Carolina
John Collins, Wake Forest
Billy Garrett, DePaul
Harry Giles, Duke

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