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Pre-draft workouts can take toll on NBA hopefuls

Cowboys wrap up offseason workouts, ready to take revamped defense to training camp

http://www.maxworkoutsexposed.com/ However, the participants and those paid to watch them are pleading "uncle!" On Monday morning, the Portland Trail Blazers hosted their ninth workout, but called it a day earlier than some players expected. "They saw our skill and what we could bring to the table, but at the same time, they realized it's kind of late in the month and everybody's on their ninth and 10th workout," said James Southerland, a four-year forward from Syracuse. "Everyone's bodies are basically deteriorating at this point. We just got to make sure we stay in good shape and bring what we can." Southerland participated as one of six new invitees who may or may not hear their names called during the NBA Draft on June 27.
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?I think they have done a good job of progressively giving us stuff to work on and take to the field. So, if you look at our defensive line and our whole defense, we have played faster and faster each week. And that?s the key for us.? Dallas coach Jason Garrett said there was some installation of the defense each of the nine days of offseason workouts, then each of those days was repeated during minicamp this week. The process will start over on the first day of training camp July 21 in Oxnard, Calif.
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