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Monte Morris to miss one week of draft prep with injury

Mar 18, 2017; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Monte Morris (11) drives around defender Purdue Boilermakers guard Carsen Edwards (3) during the first half of the game in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Former Iowa State point guard Monte Morris will miss the next week of NBA Draft preparation after suffering a strained quad, according to a report by The Vertical‘s Shams Charania.

Iowa State’s all-time leader in assists has already worked out for six teams during the lead-up to the NBA Draft on June 22. He participated in a workout for the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday.

Morris is currently slated as a second round pick to the Washington Wizards at No. 52 by DraftExpress.

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