It appears former University of Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor is headed to the NBA pre-draft combine, after all.
According to multiple media reports, Taylor received word over the weekend from his agent, former NBA guard B.J. Armstrong, that he was a late addition to the prestigious event. The combine takes place Thursday and Friday in Chicago.
Originally, Taylor was left off the list of 60 players invited to Chicago, though several other fringe prospects did receive invites, including Iona's Scott Machado, UC Santa Barbara's Orlando Johnson and Norfolk State's Kyle O'Quinn.
An invitation to the pre-draft combine doesn't guarantee the 6-foot-1, 195-pound Taylor will be selected in the two-round NBA draft on June 28. But it at least means he is among those in the conversation to be drafted, perhaps late in the second round.
The combine doesn't feature any games. It will have drills, athletic and medical testing and interviews with NBA teams. Taylor already has worked out ...