Weber State point guard Damian Lillard is probably the best point guard in this year's draft class, but he continues to improve his stock through impressive workouts in front of NBA executives. ESPN's Chad Ford gushed about the 21-year-old during his workout on Saturday afternoon in Oakland.
Lillard going through one of the hardest workouts I've ever seen. Grueling. Zero questions about what kind of shape he's in.— Chad Ford (@chadfordinsider) May 26, 2012
Last season, Lillard averaged 24.5 PPG on 47 percent shooting, 5.0 RPG and 4.0 APG while leading Weber State to a 25-7 overall record. Earlier in the year, he wasn't considered an obvious lottery pick, but workouts like the one he had on Saturday continue to move him up draft boards.
Great workout today for @Dame_Lillard Such a hard worker, Great shooter, Good athlete. Strongly believe he's a Top 10 pick.— Chad Ford (@chadfordinsider) May 26, 2012
Named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Year in 2010 and 2012, now he's simply showing that he's capable of dominating in a similar manner against improved competition.