Miami Heat pre-draft tracker

Welcome, welcome, welcome to the official Miami Heat Beat pre-draft tracker. This story will be updated as new information becomes available on draft prospects the Miami Heat have conducted pre-draft workouts AND/OR interviews with.

Follow along as we keep tabs on who Miami might take at No. 13 on June 20 at the 2019 NBA Draft in New York.


Draft Chatter

Update (5/29): “The Heat has told people it wants to find athletic wing players who can shoot and defend, ideally in the 6-foot-6 range. But at No. 13, Miami would take a power rotation player if one is clearly ranked ahead of a wing, even though a wing is the preference,” according to Barry Jackson, Miami Herald.


Confirmed Player Meetings with the Heat:

• Bruno Fernando | Center, Maryland (first reported by David Wilson, Miami Herald)

• Naz Reid | Big, LSU (first reported by David Wilson, Miami Herald)

• Carsen Edwards | Point Guard, Purdue (first reported by David Wilson, Miami Herald)

• Ignas Brazdeikis | Forward, Michigan (first reported by David Wilson, Miami Herald)

• Grant Williams | Forward, Tennessee (first reported by David Wilson, Miami Herald)

• Terance Mann | Forward, Florida State (first reported by Ben Stinar, Amico Hoops)

• Ky Bowman | Guard, Boston College (first reported by Greg Sylvander, Miami Heat Beat)

Note: Above prospects are considered mid-to-late-first and second-round projections.


Confirmed Individual Player Workouts to be Hosted at Heat Facility in June:

• Brandon Clarke | Big, Gonzaga (first reported by Ira Winderman, Sun-Sentinel)

• Tyler Herro | Guard, Kentucky (first reported by John Alfes, Amico Hoops)

• Matt Mooney | Guard, Texas Tech (first reported by ESPN 99.1 FM in Sioux Falls, confirmed by Greg Sylvander, Miami Heat Beat)

• Kevin Porter Jr. | Guard, USC (first reported by Barry Jackson, Miami Herald)

• P.J. Washington | Forward, Kentucky (first reported by Barry Jackson, Miami Herald)

• Dewan Hernandez | Forward, Miami (first reported by Barry Jackson, Miami Herald)

• Kyle Allman | Guard, Cal State Fullerton (first reported by Harrison Faigen, SB Nation)


Pro Day Attendance (Agent Organized Workouts):

Priority Sports — Pro Day in Chicago, May 24 (per Chris Kouffman, Five Reasons Sports, and Barry Jackson, Miami Herald):

Miami Heat officials in attendance: Pat Riley, Nick Arison, and Chet Kammerer

• Brandon Clarke | Forward, Gonzaga

• Bruno Fernando | Center, Maryland

• Isaiah Roby | Forward, Nebraska

• Dylan Windler | Forward, Belmont

• Carsen Edwards | Guard, Purdue

• Admiral Schofield | Guard, Tennessee

• Ty Jerome | Guard, Virginia

• Ethan Happ | Forward, Wisconsin

• Max Strus | Guard, DePaul


Impact Basketball — Pro Day in Las Vegas, May 27 (per Brian Goins, Miami Heat Beat):

Miami Heat officials in attendance: Andy Elisburg and Adam Simon

• Nassir Little | Forward, North Carolina

• Mamadi Diakite | Big, Virginia

• Ky Bowman | Guard, Boston College

• Terence Davis | Guard, Ole Miss

• Zach Norvell | Guard, Gonzaga

• Ignas Brazdeikis | Forward, Michigan

• Charles Matthews | Guard, Michigan

• Miye Oni | Guard, Yale

Wasserman Agency
— Pro Day in Santa Monica, May 28 (per Greg Sylvander, Miami Heat Beat):

• Rui Hachimura | Forward, Gonzaga

• Nickeil Alexander-Walker | Guard, Virginia Tech

• De’Andre Hunter | Forward, Virginia

Klutch Sports — Pro Day in Los Angeles, May 28 (per Jonathan Givony, Draft Express):

Miami Heat officials in attendance: Erik Spoelstra and Pat Riley

• Darius Bazley | Forward, Princeton High School

• Donta Hall | Forward, Alabama

• Talen Horton-Tucker | Guard, Iowa State

Roc Nation Sports — Pro Day at Mamba Sports Academy in Los Angeles, May 28 (per Jonathan Givony, Draft Express):

Miami Heat officials in attendance: Erik Spoelstra, Pat Riley, and Adam Simon

• Kevin Porter Jr. | Guard, USC

• Zylan Cheatham | Forward, Arizona State


Notables

• Cam Reddish | Forward, Duke

• Kevin Porter Jr. | Guard, USC

Note: Both were slated to meet with the Heat at the combine, but did not, according to the Sun-Sentinel’s Ira Winderman.

• Nassir Little | Forward, North Carolina

• Romeo Langford | Guard, Indiana

Note: Both confirmed they did not meet with the Heat at the combine, as well, according to the Miami Herald’s David Wilson.

• DaQuan Jeffries | Forward, Tulsa

Note: Jeffries was invited for an individual workout, but a minor hip injury prevented it from taking place, according to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson.

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