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2005 Fitness Tests for the NBA Draft (Combine)

A series of 'Athleticism Tests' are performed annually at the NBA pre-draft camp. See a description of the tests, and the best results for each year since 2000.

The results below are based on official league documents, and published online.

 

Bench Press

reps name
26 Joey Graham 
21 Ike Diogu 
20 Chuck Hayes 
19 Channing Frye 
18 Marcin Gortat 
18 David Simon 
18 Eric Williams 

Notes: Several top players were unable or barely able to do this drill. Monta Ellis, Rudy Fernandez, Martynas Andriuskevicius, Brandon Rush and Daryl Dorsey got a zero for the drill. Luke Schensher and Travis Diener could only lift the bar once.

Vertical Jump - max

height (inches) name
40.5 Will Bynum 
39.5 Mike Bell 
39 Gerald Green 
39 Ronnie Price 
38.5 Luther Head 

NOTES: Luke Schensher recorded the worst vertical jump, at 26½ inches. He was followed by Taylor Coppenrath and Jason Klotz (27 inches) and Martynas Andriuskevicius and Wayne Simien (27½ inches).

3/4 Court Sprint

time (seconds) name
3.00 Will Bynum 
3.05 Joey Graham 
3.06 Raymond Felton 
3.11 Rashad McCants 
3.14 John Lucas 

NOTES: Jason Klotz was the slowest guy in camp with 3.68 seconds. Ersan Ilyasova, Andrew Bogut, D'or Fischer and Torin Francis rounded out the five slowest guys in camp.

Lane Agility Drill

time (seconds) name
10.32 Alan Anderson 
10.39 Rashad McCants 
10.44 John Lucas 
10.48 Rudy Fernandez 
10.49 Ronnie Price 

Here's a look at how 30 of the top draft prospects performed in each event.

Here are the results of some of the top draft prospects. Note that not all of the top prospects participated in the testing, including Fran Vazquez, Johan Petro, Nate Robinson, Ryan Gomes, Brandon Bass, Matt Walsh and Linas Kleiza.

name bench press vertical jump lane agility 3/4 court sprint overall rank
Joey Graham 26 36" 10.62 3.05 1
Rashad McCants 15 34½ 10.39 3.11 3
Luther Head 14 38½" 11.12 3.21 7
Deron Williams 15 35" 10.83 3.25 10
David Lee 14 32½" 10.8 3.19 11
Marvin Williams 12 35" 11.11 3.17 15
Chris Paul 10 38½" 11.09 3.22 16
Raymond Felton 6 33½" 10.5 3.06 18
Ronny Turiaf 15 33" 11.5 3.23 21
Gerald Green 7 39" 11.2 3.21 24
Chris Taft 14 33" 11.26 3.27 25
Julius Hodge 14 29" 10.89 3.18 26
Sean May 12 33" 11.04 3.29 27
Danny Granger 10 34" 10.84 3.34 31
Channing Frye 19 31" 11.6 3.38 33
Dwayne Jones 15 31½" 11.87 3.25 38
Ike Diogu 21 31" 11.94 3.45 39
Charlie Villanueva 11 31" 10.86 3.3 42
Wayne Simien 11 27½" 11.05 3.35 49
Francisco Garcia 5 31½" 10.63 3.33 51
Jarrett Jack 5 28½" 10.87 3.24 54
Antoine Wright 12 29½" 11.45 3.41 55
Rudy Fernandez 0 35½" 10.48 3.33 56
Martell Webster 7 30½" 11.39 3.39 59
Andrew Bogut 13 33½" 12.06 3.51 60
Hakim Warrick 11 38" N/A 3.22 61
Monta Ellis 0 31½" 12.13 3.31 70
Martynas Andriuskevicius 0 27½" 11.94 3.42 73
Ersan Ilyasova 2 30" 11.59 3.56 74

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