2015 NBA Draft Combine Prospects the Los Angeles Lakers Must Watch Most Closely

The NBA Draft Combine gives team executives a chance to see most of the upcoming draft's prospects go through workouts, drills and scrimmages all in the same place at the same time. It will be a key factor for the the Los Angeles Lakers in narrowing down their options heading into the draft.

Projected lottery picks will compete with borderline draftable players, while mid-major stars test their skills against power conference talent.

And, perhaps most interesting of all, the combine will provide the final official measurements for these players in terms of anthropometric stats and athletic testing.

The top three prospects on ESPN.com's Chad Ford's Big Board are not in attendance in Chicago, but there are still some big names whom the Lakers will look at closely, keeping their likely top-five pick in mind.

Los Angeles also has a selection at the bottom of Round 1, so the team will keep tabs on several players further down the charts, as well.

Here are five guys L.A.'s representatives will be glued to at the combine.

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