Cuttino Mobley to Work Out for NBA Teams
Cuttino Mobley hasn’t played in an NBA game since November 19, 2008. However, the 37-year-old is hoping to change that next season. Mobley is looking to attempt an NBA comeback after retiring nearly five years ago due to the heart ailment hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
On May 31, ASM Sports will be holding a pro-day for their draft prospects as well as their veteran free agents. Mobley will be one of the free agents participating in the veteran sessions, according to the agency.
The free agent workouts will include drills and five-on-five. Other notable free agents such as Josh Howard, Christian Eyenga and Rasual Butler will also be participating in the pro-day, which will be held at Impact Basketball in Las Vegas.
Mobley played 11 seasons in the league for the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Clippers. The New York Knicks acquired Mobley, but he never played for the team due to his heart issue.
The shooting guard, who attended the University of Rhode Island, exceeded all expectations after being drafted with the 41st overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft.
There are a number of players from Mobley’s draft class who are still in the league including Dirk Nowitzki, Paul Pierce, Vince Carter, Antawn Jamison, Mike James, Nazr Mohammed, Rashard Lewis and Al Harrington.
Throughout the course of his career, Mobley averaged 16 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.2 steals.