Steven Adams among those invited to NBA Draft Combine

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As expected, Steven Adams will participate in the NBA Draft Combine, which will be held on Wednesday and Thursday in Chicago.

Adams has to be one of the great unknowns in the draft. As such, his combine performance is going to be scrutinized quite a bit.

I mentioned this before, but I'm not sure if Adams will be helped by the Combine. Some of his greatest strengths such as getting out and running during a fast break and rebounding aren't going to be measured well. That's stuff that will really have to come out in his game tape. And where Adams could struggle is in one on one battles when/if he works out for teams. He doesn't have go to moves, doesn't shoot particularly well, and could have a hard time proving he has much of an offensive game.

Adams will still get picked, but I'm not sure if the Combine will be something that helps him a lot.

The other thing to factor in is that we don't know if he'll do all the skill workouts. He may just do the testing and interview portion like several of the elite guys will do, according to CBS Sports' Jeff Goodman.

Here's the full list of expected attendees (courtesy of ZagsBlog).

Steven Adams

Lorenzo Brown

Reggie Bullock

Trey Burke

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Isaiah Canaan

Jackie Carmichael

Michael Carter-Williams

Allen Crabbe

Seth Curry

Brandon Davies

Dewayne Dedmon

Gorgui Dieng

James Ennis

Carrick Felix

Jamaal Franklin

Rudy Gobert

Archie Goodwin

Erick Green

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Solomon Hill

Richard Howell

Colton Iverson

Pierre Jackson

Grant Jerrett

Myck Kabongo

Kenny Kadji

Ryan Kelly

Shane Larkin

Ricky Ledo

Alex Len

C.J. Leslie

Trevor Mbakwe

Ray McCallum

C.J. McCollum

Ben McLemore

Tony Mitchell

Shabazz Muhammad

Erik Murphy

Mike Muscala

Nerlens Noel

Victor Oladipo

Kelly Olynyk

Brandon Paul

Novel Pelle

Mason Plumlee

Otto Porter

Phil Pressey

Glen Rice Jr.

Andre Roberson

Dennis Schoeder

Peyton Siva

Tony Snell

James Southerland

Adonis Thomas

Deshaun Thomas

Jeff Withey

Nate Wolters

B.J. Young

Cody Zeller

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