The Hawks had several power forwards and shooting guards in for a workout on Friday ahead of next week’s NBA Draft. Among the power forwards were Purdue’s Caleb Swanigan and Clemson’s Jaron Blossomgame.
Swanigan, a sophomore, averaged 18.5 points and 12.5 rebounds last season. He is ranked as the No. 27 prospect by Draft Express.
Blossomgame, a senior, averaged 17.7 points and 6.3 rebounds last season. He is ranked as No. 50 by Draft Express. Blossomgame is from Alpharetta and played at Chattahoochee High.
Others to work out for the Hawks Friday were:
* Josh Hart, the Villanova senior shooting guard who averaged 18.7 points and 6.4 rebounds last season. He is ranked No. 51 by Draft Express.
* Peter Jok, the Iowa senior shooting guard who averaged 19.9 points and 5.5 rebounds last season. He is ranked No. 87 by Draft Express.
* Matt Jones, the Duke senior shooting guard who averaged 7.0 points and 2.8 rebounds last season.
* Amile Jefferson, the Duke senior power forward who averaged 10.9 points and 8.4 rebounds last season.
The NBA Draft is Thursday. The Hawks have three selections with picks Nos. 19, 31 and 60.