Despite an initial report that Kofi Cockburn had been invited to the NBA Combine, Adam Zagoria now says the Illini’s big man has not.
To clarify, Illinois' Ayo Dosunmo received an NBA Combine invite but Kofi Cockburn has not. Both were on the list of 105 players voted upon by NBA personnel.— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) July 29, 2020
Zagoria did confirm that Ayo Dosunmu did receive an invite.
On Monday, Zagoria reported the rising sophomore did receive an invite.
Illinois freshman big man @kxng_alpha received an NBA Combine Invite, per source.— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) July 27, 2020
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Despite not being invited, he can stay in the Draft. Cockburn will have until Aug. 3 to pull his name out and retain his college eligibility.
The 7-footer averaged 13.3 points and 8.8 rebounds in his freshman season with the Illini.