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A look at the Jazz's first pre-draft workout group

Published May 7, 2014 9:22 am
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The Jazz will hold their first pre-draft workout tomorrow morning at the team's practice facility. The six players who will be there aren't big names; Draft Express doesn't have any of them being selected on draft night. But general manager Dennis Lindsey has said he intends to bring in a lot of players this summer, as they search for possible roster contributors.Here's a look at the first group:

Taylor BraunNorth Dakota State6-7, 210-pound guard17.6 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 3.8 apg• Named 2014 Summit League Player of the Year and earned All-Summit League First Team honors • Earned an honorable All-America mention by the Associated Press following his senior season • Helped lead North Dakota State to a 26-7 record his final season as well as a Summit League regular season championship, a Summit League tournament championship and an NCAA tournament berth • Posted 28 double figure scoring games in his senior season, including four games of 30-plus pointsAkil MitchellVirginia6-8, 235-pound forward6.8 ppg, 7 rpg, 1.2 apg• Named to the 2014 All-ACC Defensive Team by the coaches and mediaBryce CottonProvidence6-1, 165-pound guard21.8 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 5.9 apg• Named the 2014 Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player • Earned All-Big East First Team honors twice (2013, 2014) • Named an honorable mention All-America by the Associated Press following his senior season Mike MoserOregon6-8, 211-pound forward13.2 ppg, 7.7 rpg• Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention his senior season • Earned All-Mountain West First Team honors and an Associated Press honorable mention during his time at Nevada-Las Vegas Stephen HoltSt. Mary's6-4, 195-pound guard15.2 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 3.9 apg• Finished 10th in career scoring at SMC with 1,370 points • Recorded 173 steals in his four-year career, one shy of the school record for career steals • Finished ranked ninth in school history in three-point attempts, fourth in free throws made, seventh in free throws attempted, 10th in free throw percentage, tied for fifth in games played and seventh in games started (95) Ronald Roberts Jr.St. Joseph's6-8, 225-pound forward14.4 ppg, 7.4 rpg• Earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference Third Team honors in consecutive seasons (2013, 2014) • Named to the 2014 Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team as he helped the team to the league title • Participated in the Slam Dunk Championship at the 2014 NCAA Final Four

— Aaron Falk




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