Rockets Work Out Probably Lottery Picks - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/24/02

Rockets Work Out Probably Lottery Picks

Probable lottery pick Drew Gooden of Kansas was among four players who went through workouts on Friday with the Houston Rockets. Houston has the top pick in the June 26th draft.

Gooden says that he thinks he'd fit in well with Houston. The Rockets have continued working out players in preparation for the draft -- while pursuing info on 7' 5" center Yao Ming of China, who could be the first player taken in the draft.

Oregon center Chris Christoffersen, forward Tayshaun Prince of Kentucky, and forward Amare Stoudemire of Orlando, Florida, Cypress Creek High School also went through drills. Prince is among the top small forwards in the draft.

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