A list of six draft hopefuls will work out at the MSG Training Center on Thursday.
Guards: J.P. Prince (Tennessee), Mikhail Torrance (Alabama), A.J. Slaughter (Western Kentucky) and Ben Uzoh (Tulsa).
Bigs: Jeff Foote (Cornell), Tiny Gallon (Oklahoma)
Prince is an intriguing one out of this class because he's a senior (maturity) and has the length and athleticism to be a good NBA player and the toughness to make it. He had the big block on Evan Turner in the final seconds of Tennessee's Sweet 16 win over Ohio State. Check out an interesting background story on Prince here.
Along with great size for a PG (6-4 with a 6-7 wingspan) Torrance has a solid handle, is strong with either hand and very athletic.
The bigs aren't as exciting. Foote is a legit 7-footer and had a strong NCAA run with Cornell, but he's really not the kind of athlete that would seem to fit in the Mike D'Antoni system, which demands bigs to get up and down the floor and be nimble in the pick-and-roll.
Gallon is a huge body (6-9, 300 pounds) and a strong rebounder. He turns pro under intense scrutiny about allegedly taking as much as $3,000 from an agent. That has no bearing on his NBA status, of course.