On Friday May 26, 2017, Ground Zero Training directed its annual Pro Day workout for their 2017 NBA Pre-Draft players in Chicago in conjunction with Priority Sports and Entertainment.
With front office executives from a confirmed 26 NBA teams present, the group of players were given a fantastic opportunity to showcase themselves in front of a huge crowd of their future employers.
Some of those in attendance included, Bryan Colangelo (Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations and General Manager), Tom Thibodeau (Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations), Masai Ujiri (Toronto Raptors President of Basketball Operations), Lawrence Frank (Los Angeles Clippers Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations), John Hammond (Orlando Magic General Manager), R.C. Buford (San Antonio Spurs General Manager), Rob Pelinka (Los Angeles Lakers General Manager), and Pat Riley (Miami Heat President) among many others. It was a who’s who crowd of NBA personnel for this big day.
Stay tuned as these players go through the NBA Pre-Draft process leading up to the 2017 NBA Draft on June 22nd.