PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — According to Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops and the AP, Ohio State guard D’Angelo Russell will work out for the Sixers on Wednesday.READ MORE: Flyers' Keith Yandle Ties Doug Jarvis' NHL Iron Man Streak At 964 Straight Games
Russell, who cancelled his previous workout with the Sixers because he was “real sick,” is a projected top-five pick. Russell is a 6’5″ left-handed, smooth stroking combo guard. ESPN analyst Jay Bilas called Russell the “best pure player in the draft.”
The Sixers own pick No. 3 and many believe they will take a guard, choosing between either Russell or Emmanuel Mudiay from the Chinese Basketball League. Former Sixers’ head coach Larry Brown talked why Mudiay’s upside is greater than Russell’s.READ MORE: Nicholas Bednarek Identified As Man Killed In Cheltenham Crash That Injured 4 Other Teens
Mudiay, a 6’5″ explosive point-guard, reportedly worked out with the Sixers on Tuesday.
“It was good,” Muday said of the workout according to Tom Moore.MORE NEWS: Police Believe Suburban Philadelphia Homes Being Targeted By Organized Theft Ring: 'You Don't Think Of It Happening Here'
“[He] winked and gave a thumbs-up sign as he got into a chauffeured Cadillac Escalade,” Moore wrote. “He was wearing a red and blue Sixers hat and a black sweatsuit.”