Report: James Blackmon Jr. to sign with agent, remain in NBA draft
Indiana junior guard James Blackmon Jr. will sign with an agent and remain in the 2017 NBA draft, according to Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports.
The 6-foot-4 guard was not invited to next week’s draft combine in Chicago. Blackmon Jr. is currently ranked the No. 107 prospect according to Chad Ford of ESPN.com and is not listed on any mock drafts.
As a junior, he averaged 17 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 30.5 minutes per game.
Blackmon Jr. is the third Indiana player to leave school early this year and sign with an agent, joining OG Anunoby and Thomas Bryant.
Robert Johnson also declared for the draft, but has not signed with an agent.
On Saturday, Blackmon Jr. went through graduation ceremonies in Bloomington.
3 Years ?? pic.twitter.com/61IjV4eYm9
— James Blackmon Jr. (@JBlackmon2) May 6, 2017
Indiana is now at 13 scholarship players for next season.
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