Okafor will join the
The Lakers also auditioned Ohio State guard
The team looked at another guard option in
Darion Atkins, a power forward at Virginia, hoped to show his ACC background is a benefit.
Many of the Lakers' draft prospects are inspired by the rise of guard Jordan Clarkson, who was taken by the Lakers with the 46th overall pick in 2014.
Wyoming power forward Larry Nance Jr. would love to follow in dad's footsteps.
The Lakers held a final group workout last Friday. They'll continue to privately bring back players leading up to Thursday's draft.
Meanwhile, an oddsmaker didn't give the Lakers much of a chance to win a title next season.
Finally, if the