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NBA draft takeaways from the 2019 Nike Basketball Academy

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Nearly 60 future NBA prospects congregated outside Los Angeles last weekend at the Nike Basketball Academy, which featured 24 of the top prospects in college basketball and 32 elite high school players. The players conducted two workouts per day, with an All-Star showcase game of high school players held on the fourth day in the midst of the Drew League Playoffs.

Morning sessions centered on drill work and skill development under the tutelage of former NBA players and assistant coaches including Miles Simon, Melvin Hunt, Rasheed Wallace, Brian Shaw and Amare Stoudemire. In the evening, both the high schoolers and college counselors played in competitive 5-on-5 games, which were heavily attended by NBA scouts and decision-makers, including a handful of general managers. Throughout the weekend, NBA players such as Bradley Beal, Devin Booker, DeMar DeRozan and Stanley Johnson jumped into drills and scrimmages.

Here are the most notable performances from the college group that featured at least 16 players in our yet-to-be-released top 100 2020 draft rankings.