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Full list of the 59 players the Raptors worked out for the 2016 draft

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The Toronto Raptors are holding their final draft workout at BioSteel Centre on Tuesday, a session that will bring the total number of players worked out to 59.

It’s worth repeating that in-house workouts are just one part of a very large process, but the workout lists can be instructive nonetheless. If a player didn’t come in, it could have been due to visa problems, scheduling issues, agent maneuvering, or even a comfort level on Toronto’s part with the work they’d already put in. The scouting department is large and works year-round, and between earlier visits, video scouting, the combine, and other events, the Raptors surely know the draft class well at this point. And there’s the possibility they met with players privately and we just didn’t catch wind, too (Jaylen Brown, for example).

In any case, the Raptors brought in 59 names over the past few weeks. Take from those visits what you will. What follows is a full list, and then a sub-sectioning of them.

Full workout list – Alphabetical

The following players worked out for the Raptors, sorted alphabetically:

Brandon Austin
Nathan Boothe
Malcolm Brogdon
Robert Carter
Kyle Collinsworth
Elgin Cook
Isaia Cordinier
Isaiah Cousins
Justin Edwards
Henry Ellenson
Perry Ellis
A.J. English
Dorian Finney-Smith
Quincy Ford
Chris Fowler
Trey Freeman
Michael Gbinije
Brannen Greene
Ilja Gromovs
Daniel Hamilton
A.J. Hammons
Tyler Harris
Demetrius Jackson
Julian Jacobs
Stefan Jankovic
Brice Johnson
Venky Jois
Damian Jones
Jalen Jones
Shaquille Keith
Skal Labissiere
Jake Layman
Damion Lee
Shawn Long
Patrick McCaw
Daniel Ochefu
Chinanu Onuaku
Gary Payton II
Jakob Poeltl
Alex Poythress
Jalen Reynolds
Malachi Richardson
Domantas Sabonis
Winston Shepard
Pascal Siakam
Adam Smith
Diamond Stone
Rasheed Sulaimon
Mike Tobey
Jarrod Uthoff
Fred VanVleet
David Walker
James Webb III
Negus Webster-Chan
Troy Williams
Kyle Wiltjer
Guerschon Yabusele
Stephen Zimmerman Jr.
Ivica Zubac

Full workout list – By date

The following players worked out for the Raptors, sorted by the date they visited with a link to their workout notes:

June 1 – Gary Payton II, Demetrius Jackson, Dorian Finney-Smith, Kyle Wiltjer, Stefan Jankovic, Jalen Jones

June 2 – Henry Ellenson, Stefan Jankovic

June 6 – Damian Jones, Diamond Stone, Stephen Zimmeman Jr., Jake Layman, Brandon Austin, Winston Shepard, Negus Webster-Chan

June 6 – Domantas Sabonis

June 8 – Guerschon Yabusele, Chinanu Onuaku, Perry Ellis, James Webb III, Kyle Collinsworth, Daniel Hamilton

June 13 – Malcolm Brogdon, Brice Johnson, Rasheed Sulaimon, Jalen Reynolds, Julian Jacobs, Justin Edwards, Shaquille Keith

June 14 – Michael Gbinije, A.J. Hammons, Alex Poythress, Troy Williams, Daniel Ochefu, David Walker

June 19 – Malachi Richardson, Dorian Finney-Smith, Fred VanVleet, Venky Jois, Tyler Harris, Trey Freeman

June 21 – Ivica Zubac, Diamond Stone

Worked out, no media availability – Jakob Poeltl, Skal Labissiere, Isaia Cordinier, Patrick McCaw, Pascal Siakam, Isaiah Cousins,Robert Carer, Shawn Long, Brannen Greene, Jarrod Uthoff, Nathan Boothe, Damion Lee, Quincy Ford, Elgin Cook, A.J. English, Chris Fowler, Adam Smith, Ilja Gromovs, Mike Tobey

Full workout list – By draft ranking

The following players worked out for the Raptors, sorted by the average of their ESPN and DraftExpress big board rankings:

Player ESPN DX Average
Jakob Poeltl 12 9 10.5
Skal Labissiere 13 10 11.5
Henry Ellenson 11 13 12
Domantas Sabonis 10 18 14
Ivica Zubac 25 16 20.5
Damian Jones 24 21 22.5
Demetrius Jackson 29 17 23
Malachi Richardson 15 35 25
Patrick McCaw 28 29 28.5
Guerschon Yabusele 30 32 31
Diamond Stone 32 31 31.5
Brice Johnson 37 34 35.5
Chinanu Onuaku 35 38 36.5
Malcolm Brogdon 38 42 40
Stephen Zimmerman Jr. 40 40 40
Isaia Cordinier 44 39 41.5
A.J. Hammons 46 43 44.5
Robert Carter 51 44 47.5
Pascal Siakam 43 52 47.5
Jarrod Uthoff 36 59 47.5
Jake Layman 53 49 51
Isaiah Cousins 39 65 52
Gary Payton II 56 48 52
Michael Gbinije 52 53 52.5
Dorian Finney-Smith 73 58 65.5
James Webb III 59 72 65.5
Alex Poythress 55 77 66
Elgin Cook 63 74 68.5
Perry Ellis 70 68 69
Fred VanVleet 61 83 72
Troy Williams 71 73 72
Brannen Greene 81 66 73.5
Kyle Wiltjer 74 75 74.5
Daniel Hamilton 72 79 75.5
Damion Lee 94 61 77.5
Shawn Long 87 82 84.5
Jalen Reynolds 91 90 90.5
Brandon Austin 100 95 97.5
A.J. English 62 N/A 62
David Walker 80 N/A 80
Kyle Collinsworth 83 N/A 83
Stefan Jankovic N/A 91 91
Julian Jacobs N/A 94 94
Rasheed Sulaimon N/A 96 96

Full workout list – Multiple visits

The following players worked out for the Raptors multiple times:

Diamond Stone
Dorian Finney-Smith
Stefan Jankovic

Full workout list – Top 100

The following players worked out for the Raptors and are ranked in the top-100 by at least one of the five rankers I trust, sorted by their average ranking across the five:

Player Avg Rank
Jakob Poeltl 9.6
Skal Labissiere 14.4
Domantas Sabonis 16.6
Henry Ellenson 17.6
Demetrius Jackson 20.6
Ivica Zubac 24
Damian Jones 27.2
Patrick McCaw 27.2
Brice Johnson 29.2
Malcolm Brogdon 33
Malachi Richardson 34
Chinanu Onuaku 34.6
Diamond Stone 38.4
Guerschon Yabusele 38.6
Stephen Zimmerman Jr. 40.6
Gary Payton II 43.4
Isaia Cordinier 43.6
A.J. Hammons 43.6
Robert Carter 45.8
Jake Layman 47.6
Pascal Siakam 49
Jarrod Uthoff 54.8
Michael Gbinije 54.8
Isaiah Cousins 59.4
Dorian Finney-Smith 61.4
Damion Lee 67.4
Elgin Cook 69.8
James Webb III 70
Daniel Hamilton 70
Fred VanVleet 71.6
Kyle Wiltjer 72.6
Troy Williams 73.6
Perry Ellis 74
Shawn Long 78.4
Alex Poythress 82.2
Brannen Greene 82.8
Julian Jacobs 84
A.J. English 86.8
Kyle Collinsworth 91
David Walker 91.8
Rasheed Sulaimon 97.4
Jalen Reynolds 99.2
Brandon Austin 102
Stefan Jankovic 102.2
Nathan Boothe 102.6

Full workout list – By likely target area

The following players worked out for the Raptors, sorted by the area the Raptors were likely targeting them:

No. 9 pick

Jakob Poeltl
Skal Labissiere
Domantas Sabonis
Henry Ellenson
Malachi Richardson

No. 27 pick – May not be available

Demetrius Jackson
Ivica Zubac
Chinanu Onuaku
Patrick McCaw
Damian Jones
Brice Johnson
Malcolm Brogdon
Stephen Zimmerman Jr.

No. 27 pick – More likely to be available
Domestic

Gary Payton II
Diamond Stone
Robert Carter
Jarrod Uthoff
Jake Layman
Isaiah Cousins
Dorian Finney-Smith
A.J. Hammons
Pascal Siakam
Michael Gbinije
Fred VanVleet

Draft-and-stash

Guerschon Yabusele
Isaia Cordinier

2nd round acquisition

Damion Lee
Alex Poythress
Kyle Collinsworth
Daniel Hamilton
James Webb III
Perry Ellis
A.J. English
Elgin Cook
Kyle Wiltjer

2nd round acquisition/D-League/Summer league

Shawn Long
Brannen Greene
Troy Williams
Julian Jacobs
Rasheed Sulaimon
David Walker
Jalen Reynolds
Stefan Jankovic
Brandon Austin
Nathan Boothe
Justin Edwards
Quincy Ford
Chris Fowler
Trey Freeman
Ilja Gromovs
Tyler Harris
Venky Jois
Jalen Jones
Shaquille Keith
Daniel Ochefu
Winston Shepard
Adam Smith
Mike Tobey
Negus Webster-Chan

Note: The five rankings I refer to are Draft Express, Chad Ford, Sam Vecenie, Kevin O’Connor, and Joshua Riddell. My own personal ranking will come out Wednesday morning.

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