2012 NBA Draft: Pistons Schedule Last-Minute Workout With Andre Drummond, According To Report

The Detroit Pistons recently flew to New York to see a workout with former UConn center Andre Drummond, according to ESPN.com's Chad Ford:

Drummond, a 7-footer, played one season with the Huskies. He averaged 10 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocks.

Drummond is believed by some to have upside worthy of the No. 2 pick, but as Ford said on a recent podcast, there are questions about the 18-year-old's work ethic:

...this isn't a question of his character, by the way -- he doesn't have a clue what it takes to be a great NBA player. He doesn't understand the work that's got to be put in, how hard it is, all the obstacles and challenges he's going to face. He doesn't have a clue.

Drummond was at his worst in UConn's second-round NCAA Tournament loss to Iowa State, when he had two points and three rebounds.

On Wednesday, SB Nation's Mock Draft had Drummond going No. 3 overall to the Washington Wizards. DraftExpress.com's current mock draft projects the Pistons taking Drummond, while an ESPN mock draft has him going No. 5 to the Sacramento Kings.

For more on the Detroit Pistons, check out Detroit Bad Boys. You can also check out professional basketball news from around the league over at SB Nation's NBA page, or watch SB Nation's YouTube channel:

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