The San Antonio Spurs have performed a pre-draft exercise with Kentucky energy ahead Isaiah Jackson, per Chase Hughes of NBC Sports activities Washington.
Kentucky large man Isaiah Jackson, a possible first spherical decide and wonderful shot-blocker, says he labored out for the Hawks, Nets, Hornets, Pacers, Kings, Thunder, Rockets, Spurs and Knicks.
— Chase Hughes (@ChaseHughesNBCS) July 23, 2021
The six-ten large man was certainly one of 353 early entry candidates for the 2021 NBA Draft and among the many 74 gamers who participated within the 2021 NBA Draft Mix in Chicago a month in the past.
Most mock drafts have the Michigan native coming off the board within the mid-first-round, and Jackson will study his destiny in lower than per week after remaining within the 2021 NBA Draft previous the July 19 withdrawal deadline.
Jackson averaged 8.4 factors, 6.8 rebounds, and a whopping 2.6 blocks per sport throughout his lone season with the Wildcats whereas incomes SEC All-Protection First-Crew and SEC All-Freshman First-Crew honors in 2021.
Regardless of being a comparatively uncooked offensive prospect, the proficient freshman is a wonderful vertical athlete with an amazing wingspan who initiatives as an outstanding lob goal and rim protector on the subsequent degree.
The Silver and Black can be making a large attain if they chose Jackson contained in the lottery, although he meets a place of want and provides them the rim-running play-finisher they’re devoid of within the frontcourt.
The 2021 NBA Draft will happen on July 29 at 7 PM CST at Barclays Middle in Brooklyn, New York. ESPN and ABC will televise the primary spherical, and the second spherical will air solely on ESPN.