NBA Draft 2012: Atlanta Hawks Pre-Draft Workout Schedule – 6/17

The Hawks began their pre-draft workouts yesterday with top recruits from basketball powerhouses Baylor, Kentucky, and Syracuse visiting Philips Arena.

Lets take a closer look at which invitees are on today’s schedule.

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Jared Cunningham (Oregon State)
Height: 6-foot-4
Weight: 194
Age: 21
Position: Guard

Brief Bio via Hawks PR:

Concluded his collegiate career as the school’s 13th all-time in total points (1,271), second in steals (21(, thied in FTs made (427) and fifth in FTs attempted (566) … Cunningham owns 11 Oregon State records … A two-time Pac-12 All-Defensive Team member, he also took home All-Pac-12 honors as a sophomore (second team) and junior (first team) … he started in all 36 games for the Beavers as a junior, recording 17.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg and 2.8 apg (.450 FG%, .338 3FG%, .737 FT%) … Cunningham had a career-high 37 points last season against Texas … his quick hands led the conference in steals in back-to-back seasons, and he tied Gary Payton and current Hawks’ assistant coach Lester Conner for the second most steals in one season with 91 … his hometown is Oakland, CA.

CAREER TOTALS – 13.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.96 assists and 2.2 steals (.455 FG%, .344 3FG%, .754 FT%).

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John Jenkins (Vanderbilt)
Height: 6-foot-4
Weight: 220
Age: 21
Position: Shooting Guard

Brief Bio via Hawks PR:

The Southeastern Conference’s leading scorer for the last two seasons, Jenkins was an All-SEC first-team member as a sophomore and junior for the Commodores, and was named an Associated Press third-team All-American in 2012 … he posted 19.9 ppg, 2.9 rpg and 1.2 apg (.474 FG%, .439 3FG%, .837 FT%) last year, with season highs of 28 at North Carolina State and Georgia … considered one of the nation’s best long-range shooters, Jenkins was selected the 2012 SEC Tournament’s MVP after leading Vandy to the conference championship in a 71-64 over then-#1 ranked Kentucky … the title was Vanderbilt’s first tourney win in 61 years … his birthplace is Hendersonville, TN.

CAREER TOTALS – 16.9 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists (.469 FG%, .438 3FG%, .856 FT%).

Topics: 2012 NBA Draft, Atlanta Hawks, Jared Cunningham, John Jenkins

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