Nets work out NBL’s RJ Hampton forward of NBA Draft: report


The Nets have introduced in RJ Hampton in for a exercise inside the final two weeks, The New York Put up reviews, as they proceed to do their homework on who they’d like to pick with the No. 19 total decide within the upcoming NBA Draft.

In line with The Put up’s sources, Hampton has spent a part of the pandemic figuring out with Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway and Mike Miller, a standout 3-point shooter within the NBA.

The 6-5, 188-pound level guard and Dallas native practically performed for Hardaway at Memphis, however as a substitute went abroad to hitch the New Zealand Breakers.

In his one 12 months as a professional with the Breakers, Hampton averaged 8.8 factors, 3.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and simply over one steal a sport.

Hampton was as soon as thought-about a possible High 5 decide, however has seen his inventory drop — even presumably down out of the lottery and close to the Nets’ decide at No. 19.

“I believe I’m one of the best prospect within the draft,’’ Hampton instructed ESPN this week. “Simply the mix of velocity, measurement, grit, toughness, the flexibility to alter performs on the defensive and offensive finish after which having that have within the NBL.”

The Nets might want to make a sensible selection of who they need to be part of a core that is lead by Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, as they try to compete for a championship.



Leave a Reply