Former Dayton forward Antetokounmpo works out with Raptors

After leaving Dayton in March, Antetokounmpo pursuing a pro career


Former Dayton Flyers forward Kostas Antetokounmpo was one of four players who worked out with the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, the team announced.

The Raptors worked out three other players: Giddy Potts (Middle Tennessee State), Joe Chealey (Charleston) and Alan Herndon (Wyoming).

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Antetokounmpo, one of 69 players invited to the NBA Draft Combine later this month and the only player from the Atlantic 10 to receive an invitation, hopes to hear his name called in the draft June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Dayton has hadn’t a player drafted since Negele Knight in 1990.

Antetokounmpo spent two years at the University of Dayton. He sat out his freshman season as a NCAA partial qualifier. He averaged 5.2 points and 2.9 rebounds and blocked 31 shots last season and then left the program and the school in March, telling coach Anthony Grant he wanted to pursue a professional career.


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