NBA Combine Results 2018: Thursday Measurements, Highlights and Top Prospects

NBA Combine Results 2018: Thursday Measurements, Highlights and Top Prospects

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While NBA draft season is well underway behind the scenes, this week’s NBA draft lottery and the NBA Scouting Combine on Thursday and Friday mark the official start of that process.

Below, we’ll take a look at the measurements for some of the biggest names in Chicago and break down the day’s top storylines.

Be sure to check out NBA.com for the full list of measurements, strength and agility tests, non-stationary shooting and spot-up shooting results. 

Measurements for Biggest Names

Player: Grayson Allen, SG, Duke

Body Fat: 5.5 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’3″

Weight: 198 pounds

Wingspan: 6’7 ¼”

           

Player: Mohamed Bamba, C, Texas

Body Fat: 6.2 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’11 ¼”

Weight: 225 pounds

Wingspan: 7’10”

             

Player: Miles Bridges, SF/PF, Michigan State

Body Fat: 5.9 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’5 ¼”

Weight: 220 pounds

Wingspan: 6’9 ½”

            

Player: Wendell Carter, PF/C, Duke

Body Fat: 7.8 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’8 ¾”

Weight: 251 pounds

Wingspan: 7’4 ½”

            

PlayerDonte DiVincenzo, G, Villanova

Body Fat: 5.0 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’3 ½”

Weight: 200 pounds

Wingspan: 6’6″

               

PlayerShai Gilgeous-Alexander, PG/SG, Kentucky

Body Fat: 3.0 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’4 ½”

Weight: 180 pounds

Wingspan: 6’11 ½”

            

Player: Jaren Jackson, C, Michigan State

Body Fat: 7.2 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’9 ¾”

Weight: 236 pounds

Wingspan: 7’5 ¼

            

Player: Kevin Knox, SF/PF, Kentucky

Body Fat: 4.9 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’7 ¾”

Weight: 212 pounds

Wingspan: 6’11 ¾”

            

Player: Michael Porter, SF/PF, Missouri

Body Fat: 6.4 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’9 ½”

Weight: 211 pounds

Wingspan: 7’0 ¼”

          

Player: Collin Sexton, PG, Alabama

Body Fat: 5.6 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’0 ½”

Weight: 183 pounds

Wingspan: 6’7 ¼”

            

Player: Trae Young, PG, Oklahoma

Body Fat: 5.3 percent

Height (without shoes): 6’0 ½”

Weight: 177 pounds

Wingspan: 6’3″

              

Top Storylines

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In case you were wondering, yes, Bamba’s wingspan is correct. He’ll come into the NBA with one of the league’s longest wingspans, if not the longest wingspan, at 7’10”. It’s little wonder Bamba averaged a whopping 3.7 blocks per game in college and will be expected to immediately make an impact as a rim-protector.

Bamba’s also working on improving other aspects of his game, namely on the offensive end:

A few players popped in the testing portion of the combine on Thursday. Duke’s Allen, for instance, crushed the lane agility test:

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