NBA Draft 2012: Atlanta Hawks Pre-Draft Workout Schedule – 6/22

The Hawks invite four more top collegiate players down to Atlanta for pre-draft workouts.

Lets take a closer look at today’s potential draftees.

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Kevin Jones (West Virginia)
Height: 6-foot-8
Weight: 268
Age: 22
Position: Forward

Brief Bio via Hawks PR:

Jones helped the Mountaineers to their fifth straight NCAA Tournament appearance this past year, earning second-team AP All-America honors by averaging 19.9 ppg, 10.9 rpg and 1.2 apg (.509 FG%, .266 3FG%, .780 FT%) … he also racked up 21 double-doubles and 19 20-point scoring efforts in 2012, including a career-best 30 in WVU’s overtime win over Kansas State … along with his AP honor as a senior, Jones was named to the John Wooden, USBWA (2nd), NABC (2nd) and the Sporting News’ (3rd) All-America teams … he finished his career among West Virginia’s top five in scoring and rebounding … born in Mt. Vernon, NY.

CAREER TOTALS – 13.1 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists (.494 FG%, .315 3FG%, .677 FT%).

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Andrew Nicholson (St. Bonaventure)
Height: 6-foot-9
Weight: 240
Age: 22
Position: Power Forward

Brief Bio via Hawks PR:

The four-year performer was the 2012 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year and an honorable mention All-American after delivering 18.5 ppg and 8.4 rpg (.571 FG%, .434 3FG%, .776 FT%) … in his final season with the Bonnies, Nicholson became the first player in the history of the league to take home four straight Player of the Week honors … he had nine double-doubles and scored a season high 32 points on two occasions … he was born in Mississauga, Ontario.

CAREER TOTALS – 17.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.0 blocks (.575 FG%, .382 3FG%, .720 FT%).

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Mike Scott (Virginia)
Height: 6-foot-8
Weight: 237
Age: 23
Position: Power Forward

Brief Bio via Hawks PR:

Another four-year player, Scott was a first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection and a third-team Sporting News and Basketball Times All-America selection in 2011-12 … established a school record by earning ACC Player of the Week honors a league-high four times last year – a single-season record for a UVA player … first in the conference in FG percentage, Scott posted 18.0 ppg and 8.3 rpg (.563 FG%, .808 FT%) in 32 games … in a March game at Maryland, he scored a career-high 35 points and grabbed 11 boards in 44 minutes … his hometown is Chesapeake, VA.

CAREER TOTALS – 11.8 points and 7.3 rebounds (.521 FG%, . 364 3FG%, .775 FT%).

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Royce White (Iowa State)
Height: 6-foot-8
Weight: 270
Age: 21
Position: Forward

Brief Bio via Hawks PR:

White spent one season with the Cyclones after transferring from Minnesota … the sophomore was the unanimous Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and was recognized as a first-team All-Big 12 and a unanimous Big 12 All-Rookie Team selection … he was the only player in the nation to lead his team in the five major statistical categories last year – points (13.4), rebounding (9.3), assists (5.0), steals (1.1) and blocks (0.9) (.534 FG%, .333 3FG%, .498 FT%) … born in Minneapolis, MN.

CAREER TOTALS – 13.4 points, 9.3 rebounds and 5.0 assists (.534 FG%, .333 3FG%, .498 FT%).

Topics: 2012 NBA Draft, Andrew Nicholson, Atlanta Hawks, Kevin Jones, Mike Scott, Royce White

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