Originally posted on ZagsBlog.com:

By DAN KELLY

Special to ZAGSBLOG

There were some future professional basketball players competing into the wee hours at Barclays Center this week.

Some 47 NBA scouts and executives — including Knicks GM Glen Grunwald and assistant GM Allan Houston — were on hand for Monday’s action, and many returned Tuesday.

The players are young and the season is younger so there’s no use getting too carried away with any evaluations (especially considering how much zone was played) but we definitely learned some things about a few guys who might hear their names called this June or the next.

1. Cody Zeller, Indiana: Playing despite battling asthmatic bronchitis, the 7-foot sophomore center, and potential No. 1 overall pick, did not play his way out of the top five this week, but he didn’t cement his name in there either. His box scores left a little to be desired (6 points…

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