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Meyers Leonard invited to draft

Updated: June 25, 2012, 7:28 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Former Illinois center Meyers Leonard has been invited to the NBA draft's green room at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Thursday, Leonard's spokesperson confirmed on Monday.

The NBA usually invites players expected to be drafted among the top-15 selections.

Leonard, 7-foot-1, 250 pounds, entered this year's draft following his sophomore season at Illinois. He averaged 13.6 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.9 blocks last season.

ESPN NBA draft analyst Chad Ford has projected ...

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