Former Kentucky big man Isaac Humphries has continually impressed those on the professional basketball circuit since declaring for the NBA Draft last April, this time doing so in front of 22 NBA representatives in Irvine, Calif.
Humphries joined fellow Australia native Jonah Bolden at the ASICS America Headquarters for a pro day workout in front of NBA personnel, according to Fox Sports. Bolden – a hopeful first-round selection in Thursday’s draft – headlined the event, but it was Humphries who stole the spotlight.
The 19-year-old seven-footer “shot the ball well from the perimeter, while showing his soft touch inside the paint.”
“Unbelievable,” NBA skills trainer Jordan Lawley said of Humphries’ workout.
“He had a presence,” Lawley said. “There are two types of players: one that’s present in a gym, and one that has a presence. I felt like Isaac had a presence today. He made a name for himself, just from his performance today.”
Humphries most recently worked out for the Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers, adding to his list of formal workouts that has included the Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, Denver Nuggets, and Milwaukee Bucks.