Jackson stars in Suns' workout

Updated: June 12, 2004, 10:46 AM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN Insider
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    CHICAGO -- While the NBA pre-draft camp continued to slog along at the Moody Bible College, Insider got exclusive access to what was shaping up to be the most interesting workout matchup of the week.

    Wisconsin point guard Devin Harris, Connecticut point guard Ben Gordon, Oregon swingman Luke Jackson and junior college star Donta Smith were scheduled to work out against each other Thursday at Hoops Gym. The workout, staged by the Suns, was significant for a few reasons.

    It was the first time Harris and Gordon, who have been ranked neck-and-neck all season, would meet on the same court. The Suns are seriously considering taking a point guard with the No. 7 pick, and Harris and Gordon are the two most likely candidates. It also was a chance to see Jackson, who has been rocketing up most draft boards, work out against one of the best athletes in the draft in Smith.


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