Adrian Wojnarowski: Rob Pelinka recruited Fultz as an agent going back to last year, like any agent when you have a potential No. 1 pick. (…) Pelinka was involved with Fultz, he was very familiar with him and knew the people around him.
All along, even after Yante Maten declared for the NBA draft last month, the expectation has been that the UGA basketball star would ultimately be back for his senior season. Now it’s official: Maten will do just that. Maten is withdrawing his name from the draft, he announced on Tuesday night. While Maten tested the waters, and participated in workouts with at least two NBA teams, he retained his college eligibility by not signing with an agent.
Maryland freshman forward Justin Jackson said Tuesday afternoon that he would meet with his family to discuss whether he will return to College Park for his sophomore season or remain in the June 22 NBA draft. The deadline for underclassmen to pull out of the draft is Wednesday evening.