Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley became the latest Wildcat to declare for the NBA Draft on Monday, and junior Nick Richards will also declare, sources said. Quickley joins freshman Tyrese Maxey and sophomore Ashton Hagans among Kentucky players who have declared for the 2020 draft.
Evan Daniels: Utah sophomore guard Both Gach is declaring for the NBA Draft, he tells @247Sports. Gach plans to test the waters and maintain his college eligibility during the process. Averaged 10.7 PPG, 3.6 RPG and 2.9 APG.
UNCG junior Isaiah Miller will enter his name in the 2020 NBA Draft. Miller, the Southern Conference's player of the year, averaged 17.8 points per game and finished second in the nation in steals. He has not hired an agent and is eligible to return for his senior season if he withdraws from the draft by 5 p.m. June 15.
Coach Rivers had a top-five shooting squad as well. “Dirk at the five,” Rivers said. “I would put Durant at the three. Steph at the point, because that’s what you’d need. I would put Kobe in there because of his ability to drive. Now the whole team changes. At the four I couldn’t even come up with one.” Austin contested that Ray Allen should be on his father’s top-five shooting squad, but Doc believed Kobe’s ability to drive superseded the argument. In addition to Kobe’s driving ability, the elder Rivers believed Kobe’s shooting would improve significantly on a squad of good shooters.