The Los Angeles Lakers hosted four draft prospects in a pre-draft workout ahead of the 2024 NBA Draft. The prospects included Armando Bacot, RayJ Dennis, David Jones, and Tyler Thomas, as reported by Adam Zagoria of Forbes.

By the Numbers
  • Bacot averaged 14.5 points, 10.3 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game in his final three years of college.
  • Dennis was the MAC Player of the Year in 2023, with averages of 19.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, 5.8 assists, and 1.5 steals per game.
  • Jones significantly improved in his final college year, averaging 21.8 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 2.2 steals per game.
  • Thomas won the CAA Player of the Year with averages of 22.5 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game in his final season.
Yes, But

None of the four prospects are projected to be first-round picks in the upcoming draft.

State of Play
  • The Lakers currently hold the 17th and 55th picks in the 2024 NBA Draft.
  • Many speculate that Bronny James might be the Lakers' second-round pick.
What's Next

If any of the four prospects impress, they could potentially sign with the Lakers after going undrafted or be a late surprise pick for the team.

Bottom Line

The Los Angeles Lakers hosted pre-draft workouts for four prospects who could potentially impact the team's roster decisions for the upcoming NBA Draft.