October 31, 2017
Kansas sophomore guard Malik Newman (14) smiles with senior Devonte' Graham (4) during a free throw Tuesday in an exhibition game vs. Pittsburg State at Allen Fieldhouse.
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1 other KU prospect an alternate
When NBA general managers, coaches and scouts descend on Chicago next month for the league’s draft combine, at least five — and possibly six — former Kansas players will be among the 70 or so prospects competing for their attention.
He’s so smooth, so efficient in his movements that it sometimes is easy to forget that Malik Newman is on the floor. Then he gets the ball on the left wing, ball-fakes his defender into thinking he’s going left, blasts right and is at the basket in an instant for an easy bucket.