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Where the Brooklyn Nets stand on the NBA Draft

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The Nets are still working out draft prospects and maybe free agents as well at the HSS Training Center in Brooklyn. According to social media, they will work out players Wednesday, the day before the draft.  Ryan Arcidiacono, the 6'3" PG out of Villanova, and Michael Gbinije, the 6'7" SF out of Syracuse, are both reportedly coming in that day. Isaiah Whitehead will reportedly be a late workout as well.

It would not be surprising if the Nets worked out players on Draft Day itself. It's an advantage of playing in the same city, same borough, as the Draft, which will be held at the Barclays Center starting at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The Nets by all accounts have been active working players out... even though they (currently) only have the 55th picks, deep in the second round.  We don't have a comprehensive list of all draft prospects who worked out for Brooklyn, are scheduled for late appearances or were interviewed back at the PreDraft Combine in May.

Scouring social media, this the best list we can come up with ... in no particular order.

Point guards

--Isaiah Whitehead, the 6'5" PG out of Seton Hall (and Brooklyn)

--Kay Felder, the 5'9" PG out of Oakland

--Isaiah Briscoe, the 6'3" PG out of Kentucky

--Yogi Ferrell, the 6'0" PG out of Indiana

--Isaiah Taylor, the 6’2" PG out of Texas

--A.J. English, the 6’4" PG out of Iona

--Kyle Collinsworth, the 6'6" PG out of Brigham Young

--Tim Quarterman, the 6'6" PG out of LSU

--Ryan Arcidiacono, the 6'3" PG out of Villanova

--Trey Lewis, the 6'2" PG out of Louisville

--Fred VanVleet, the 5'11" PG out of Wichita State

--Cat Barber, the 6'3" PG out of North Carolina State

Shooting guards

--Isaia Cordinier, the 6'5" SG out of France

--Malachi Richardson, the 6'6" SG out of Syracuse

--Malik Beasley, the 6'5" SG out of Florida State

--George Beamon, the 6’4 SG out of Manhattan

--Beau Beech, the 6’9 SG out of North Florida

--Thomas Walkup, the 6'4" SF/SG out of Stephen F. Austin

--Malik Newman, the 6'4" SG out of Mississippi State

--Retin Obasohan, the 6'2" SG/PG out of Alabama

--Robert Brown, the 6'5" SG out of UAB

--Isaiah Cousins, the 6'4" SG out of Oklahoma

--Ron Baker, the 6'4" SG out of Wichita State


Small forwards

--Shane Richards, the 6’5" SF out of Manhattan

--Elgin Cook, the 6'6" SF out of Oregon

--Derrick Jones Jr., the 6'7" SF out of UNLV

--Jalen Moore, the 6’7" SF, Utah State

--Michael Gbinije, the 6'7" SF out of Syracuse

--Patricio Garino, the 6'6" SF out of George Washington (and Argentina)

--Dyshawn Pierre, the 6'6" SF out of Dayton (and Canada)

--Dorian Finney-Smith, the 6'8" SF out of Florida


Power forwards/Centers

--Egidijus Mockevicius, the 6'7" PF out of Evansville (and Lithuania)

--Cheick Diallo, the 6'9" PF out of Kansas

--Georges Niang, the 6'9" PF out of Iowa State

--Isaiah Miles, the 6'7" PF out of St. Joseph's

--Nathan Boothe, the 6'9" PF out of Toledo

--Robert Carter Jr., the 6'9" PF out of Maryland

--Kyle Wiltjer, the 6'10" PF out of Gonzaga (and before that Kentucky)

--Nikola Jovanovic, the 6'11" PF out of USC (and Serbia)

Note that a couple of the prospects --Isaiah Briscoe and Malik Newman -- have dropped out of the draft so they won't be available.

The make-up of the prospects should not be surprising.  The Nets need help in the backcourt.  A breakdown of those listed also suggests not a lot of agents are bringing first round material to the Nets. Most are second round to undrafted prospects -- ideal perhaps for the Long Island Nets.  Agents are cold souls and unless they see the Nets moving up, they're unlikely to bring their best to Brooklyn.  That of course could change, even on Wednesday.