That’s when Jaylen Adams knew he wanted to be a player in the NBA.
Two decades later, Adams is on a nationwide circuit, performing for 13 professional teams — and counting — two days before Thursday night’s NBA draft in New York.
“It’s been going really well. Each team has a different dynamic, so it’s been fun to try every new place,” Adams said.
On Tuesday, he’s resurfacing for air after a day with the New York Knicks. After hundreds of hours of one-on-one, three-on-three and shooting drills, it’s difficult to parse out which teams have let their eye linger on him.
“They look at so many guys and it’s hard to be definitive after one workout,” he...