Harper invited to Atlanta Hawks minicamp

Former Morehead State point guard Demonte Harper has been invited to the Atlanta Hawks minicamp for draft picks, free agents, and undrafted players.

The three day event will give Harper a chance to catch on with the Hawks. He is one of 19 players which includes the Hawks’ second round pick Oakland guard Keith Benson. Other notable invitees include: David Lighty (Ohio State), Brad Wanamaker (Pittsburgh), Demtri McCamey (Illinois), Omar Samhan (St. Mary’s) and other unsigned draft eligible players as well as NBD-League free agents.

Harper graduated from Morehead State in May and was a member of the first team All-Ohio Valley Conference team, OVC tournament MVP, and hit the most iconic shot in Morehead State basketball history to upset Louisville in the NCAA Tournament in March.

If signed, Harper will become the second former Eagle playing in the NBA. Former teammate Kenneth Faried was drafted on June 23 in the first round by the Denver Nuggets