How top UK prospects compare athletically to past NBA players

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A huge contingent of NBA talent evaluators assembled in Lexington, Kentucky, for John Calipari's annual Kentucky pro day, now in its fourth year.

The NBA scouts we spoke with in the gym seemed somewhat disappointed by the lack of competitive 5-on-5 full-court action on the first day due to injuries that have depleted Kentucky's depth and forced the team to play 4-on-4 half-court basketball instead. Nevertheless, it's always interesting to take a look at the measurements and athletic testing the team puts out every year, as they are usually conducted in a professional manner that holds up well historically.

Using our powerful historical measurements and athletic-testing database, which holds thousands of players over more than two decades of events, we can start to make comparisons for how players stack up physically. Here are some of the more interesting takeaways: