The San Antonio Spurs have conducted a pre-draft workout with Auburn power forward JT Thor, per Mike Mazzeo of Forbes SportsMoney.
Auburn freshman forward JT Thor had a pre-draft workout with the Spurs, per @MazzNYC.— Noah Magaro-George (@N_Magaro) July 24, 2021
He also reports Thor has worked out for the Pacers, Hornets, Grizzlies, Rockets, Celtics, Bulls, Knicks, Nets, Hawks, and Pelicans.
Thor has also worked out for the Pacers, Hornets, Grizzlies, Rockets, Celtics, Bulls, Knicks, Nets, Hawks, and Pelicans and has an interview slated with the Jazz.
At exactly 18 years and 331 days old, Thor is one of the youngest players in the 2021 Draft Class, behind only Jonathan Kuminga, Josh Giddey, and Josh Primo.
The lanky forward was one of 353 early entry candidates for the 2021 NBA Draft and among the 74 players who participated in the 2021 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago a month ago.
There has been little consensus surrounding Thor in national media mock drafts, with him coming off the board as early as the mid-first round and as late as the mid-second round.
Regardless, the multi-faceted freshman is virtually guaranteed to hear his name called at the 2021 NBA Draft in less than a week after opting to stay in the talent pool past the July 19 withdrawal deadline.
Thor averaged 9.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks per game during his lone season under head coach Bruce Pearl, and despite a frustrating year for the Tigers, showed an immense amount of untapped potential.
While San Antonio would undoubtedly be making an enormous reach if they took Thor inside the lottery, he would be a no-brainer for PATFO if he fell into their laps with the 41st overall pick.
The 2021 NBA Draft will take place on July 29 at 7 PM CST at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. ESPN and ABC will televise the first round, and the second round will air exclusively on ESPN.