Dan Gilbert calls Collin Sexton ‘very intriguing draft prospect’ for Cavaliers

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cavaliers worked out potential draft choice Collin Sexton on Saturday, and owner Dan Gilbert called him a “very interesting prospect” in a Tweet.One day after being swept out of the Finals by the Warriors, the Cavs’ front office and personnel staff were back at the organization’s training facility in Independence, running the Alabama point guard Sexton through drills, sources told cleveland.com.Sexton’s workout was first reported via a Tweet from ESPN’s Dave McMenamin.Sexton is 19-years old and 6-3, and in his freshman season with the Crimson Tide averaged 19.2 points and 3.6 assists per game. The Cavs have the No. 8 pick in the draft and could draft a point guard.The top two are Sexton and Oklahoma’s Trae Young, who led the NCAA in scoring (27.4 points) and assists (8.7) per game last season. It is unclear if or when Young may work out for the Cavs ahead of the June 21 draft. Cleveland has also been linked to Missouri forward Michael Porter Jr.Though Gilbert did not name Sexton by name, he clearly weighed in on Sexton’s potential via Twitter. The Cavs only worked out Sexton on Saturday. Gilbert also praised general manager Koby Altman and staff for returning to work so quickly after the Finals sweep.

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