The Celtics got a good look at two potential draftees on Monday, Marquese Chriss and Buddy Hield:
Boston Celtics worked out both Buddy Hield and also Marquese Chriss today in California, source told ESPN. Both Rob Pelinka clients.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) June 13, 2016
Boston also finalized a date to see Dragan Bender, who will only put his talents on display for three clubs:
Source: Dragan Bender has workouts scheduled in Minnesota on June 16, Phoenix June 18, and Boston June 21.— David Pick (@IAmDPick) June 13, 2016
Danny Ainge spoke to Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe about yesterday's workout:
It went well. I would say there were no real surprises. Buddy Hield is a really good shooter and a hard-working, well-conditioned player. He's a great kid and a guy that's ready to step in and play. Very, very, impressive.
And Marquese Chriss is a young and very athletic player that has a lot of growth still to his game, but he has an enormous upside.
Hield apparently put on quite the shooting display, outdoing what the C's saw from Jamal Murray:
Jamal Murray hit 79 of 100 3’s in Boston last week. Buddy Hield, per source, hit 85 of 100 in front of Celtics brass today in California.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) June 13, 2016
With Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram almost certain to go first and second in the June 23 draft (a week from Thursday), there appear to be six guys in play for Boston at No. 3:
Bender, Chriss, Hield, Murray, Jaylen Brown and Kris Dunn.
The Celtics have worked out four of the six, with a fifth, Bender, coming to town next week--Dunn is the only one they likely won't see.
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