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Virginia Tech starting center Keve Aluma said in a phone interview Monday that he recently entered the NBA draft but is maintaining his college eligibility, so he could return for a sixth year of college. "I'm still not really sure yet what I'm going to do," Aluma said. Aluma will display his talents for NBA scouts in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament this week.
Morey Hershgordon: AJ Reeves is declaring for the 2022 NBA Draft and will forgo the remainder of his college eligibility. Four years at PC, helped Friars reached new heights. #pcbb @wpri12
Jacob Toppin is weighing his options. And keeping them open. The Kentucky forward will enter the NBA Draft, the school announced Tuesday, but won't hire an agent, retaining his eligibility to return to school for his senior season. The younger brother of former New York Knicks first-round pick Obi Toppin, Jacob showed significant progress from Year 1 to Year 2 at Kentucky.
Colin Post: BREAKING: @Mike Miles Jr has decided to return to TCU for a third year. Miles had previously declared for the 2022 NBA Draft, but he will now return to a Frog squad that is returning nearly everyone.
Daily Trojan Sports: #Breaking: @USC_Hoops senior guard Drew Peterson declares for the NBA Draft, he announced in a Twitter post. Peterson will maintain his college eligibility with the Trojans to possibly return next season. He averaged 12.4 points and 6.2 rebounds per game last season.
Serbian forward Nikola Jovic, French shooting guard Malcolm Cazalon and Croatian/Bosnian big man Karlo Matkovic have submitted paperwork to the NBA office to make themselves eligible for the 2022 draft, according to the agent Misko Raznatovic.

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Former Peabody graduate and current Ohio State guard Cedric Russell has declared for the 2022 NBA draft. Russell made that announcement on his social media.
Anthony Gharib: As expected @Isaiah Mobley declares for the NBA Draft, according to a post on his Instagram. Mobley led the Trojans in points, rebounds and blocks per game last season.
Indiana forward Trayce Jackson-Davis has put his name in the 2022 NBA Draft, he announced on his social media pages Saturday. The 6-foot-9 All-Big Ten performer will leave the door open for a return to Indiana.
On Thursday, former Duquesne guard Sincere Carry declared for the NBA draft after winning MAC Player of the Year with the Kent State Golden Flashes this year.
The VCU Rams Men’s Basketball team’s greatest scoring threat this year hopes to take his talents to the next level on the biggest stage in basketball. In a tweet posted Thursday afternoon, senior forward Vince Williams, Jr., who led the Rams in scoring last season, announced that he plans to declare for the 2022 NBA Draft.
Shams Charania: Toledo sophomore Ryan Rollins – a rising prospect – is declaring for the 2022 NBA Draft and hiring an agent: “I look up to CJ McCollum…guys who come from mid-majors.” pic.twitter.com/rVIHzxqr0h

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Jeff Borzello: UTEP guard Souley Boum announces he’s entering the transfer portal (and the NBA draft). Averaged 19.8 points and shot 36.8% from 3. 6-foot-3 Oakland native.
Arkansas wing Au'Diese Toney has announced his decision to declare for the NBA Draft and sign with an agency. He announced the decision on his Twitter account Tuesday afternoon.
After claiming the Atlantic 10 tournament championship and an impressive NCAA tournament first-round win against the Iowa Hawkeyes, Richmond Spiders’ Tyler Burton has announced he will be declaring for the 2022 NBA draft.
Chattanooga Mocs men’s basketball star point guard Malachi Smith will enter his name in the 2022 NBA Draft and forgo his remaining eligibility after announcing his intentions on Tuesday.
Stanford graduate transfer Jaiden Delaire has declared for the NBA Draft while maintaining his college eligibility, he tells On3. The 6-foot-9 forward entered the transfer portal last month after spending four seasons with the Cardinal.
Kentucky men's basketball junior forward Keion Brooks Jr. plans to submit his name for the 2022 NBA Draft and go through the NBA's evaluation process, he announced Monday. Brooks does not plan to hire an agent at this time, although he can sign with an NCAA-certified agent, receive feedback and still return to school.
Arkansas senior guard JD Notae will sign with an agent and enter the NBA Draft, bringing an end to his terrific career as a Razorback. He announced his intentions via his personal Instagram Sunday morning.
Drew Tineo: UTA F Kaodirichi Akobundu-Ehiogu has decided to enter his name into the 2022 NBA Draft. He is the second player from UTA to enter his name, along David Azore. If he is out, the rangy 6-9 forward will finish third all-time in school history in blocks, with 74 this past season.
Spartans freshman Max Christie will enter his name into the 2022 NBA Draft, he announced on Friday on his Instagram. He will maintain his college eligibility while doing so, he said.
Memphis basketball guard Lester Quinones has declared for the NBA Draft, a source with direct knowledge of his decision confirmed to The Commercial Appeal on Friday.
Sean Paul: Wake Forest guard Daivien Williamson will test the NBA Draft waters while maintaining his eligibility for his super senior season, per source. He averaged 11.8 points, and shot 44% from deep in ACC play.
Xavier Sanchez: Javon Freeman-Liberty (Whitney Young/DePaul) is declaring for the NBA Draft. In 24 games for the 2021-22 Blue Demons, he averaged 21.7 points on 43 percent, 7.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.7 steals in 34.9 minutes per game. Also, shot 36.8 percent from three-points range.
TCU basketball standout Mike Miles made his decision to declare for the 2022 NBA Draft on Wednesday. The 6-foot-2 sophomore will forego the remainder of his eligibility and depart as the team’s leading scorer from the 2021-22 season.
Jeff Borzello: Morehead State star Johni Broome declares for the NBA draft, but is not signing with an agent. Averaged 16.8 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.9 blocks this season, had 32 points in the OVC title game vs. Murray State.
Baylor guard James Akinjo will enter the 2022 NBA draft. Akinjo made the announcement on social media on Wednesday evening. Akinjo stated he plans to hire an agent, but will continue working toward earning a Baylor degree.
After a standout freshman year at Georgetown, one of the best players in southwest Missouri basketball history is declaring for the NBA Draft. Former Greenwood star Aminu Mohammed will declare for the 2022 NBA Draft, according to a report by Stockrisers' Jake Weingarten. Mohammed's guardian re-shared the news on his personal social media account.
David Roddy is dipping his toes into the NBA draft pool. Colorado State’s star forward on Wednesday declared for the NBA draft via Twitter but added he will retain his eligibility to return to the school next year if he decides to not go pro.
Jonathan Wasserman: Jaden Ivey officially announces he'll be entering the draft. From under 40% shooting as a freshman to practically a lock top-five pick as a sophomore. Incredible jump with so much room to improve.
Wesley announced in a six-paragraph statement that he posted on social media and addressed to Irish Nation that he is “entering his name in the 2022 NBA draft.” In doing so, he would become the first Notre Dame player in program history to be a one-and-done — one year of college, then professional basketball. “Playing for the Notre Dame family and the South Bend community has made this year an incredible experience,” Wesley wrote. “It has been a dream and a goal for me to play at the next level. God has a plan for me and I trust him.”
A source close to Wesley offered some clarification, saying that the Irish guard is totally committed to chasing his NBA dream. He will leave open the option of returning to school. For now — stress, now — that is not something that Wesley believes he will do.
Tyler Bischoff: Donovan Williams announces he is entering his name in the NBA draft (but is still eligible to come back to UNLV). As of now, UNLV’s returning leading scorer is Jordan McCabe at 6.4 points per game.
Lenny Padilla: Lamar Norman Jr. has declared for the 2022 NBA Draft. The guard spent this past season with Western Michigan University where he averaged 19.8 points. Norman, who graduated from Wyoming Godwin Heights High School, spent his first three seasons at Duquesne.
In a testament to how far the 6-foot-6 wing has come in his two seasons with the Wichita State men’s basketball team, Ricky Council announced on his social media accounts on Monday night that he plans to test the 2022 NBA Draft waters.
Isabel Gonzalez: UNLV senior guard Bryce Hamilton is entering the 2022 NBA Draft. One of the most talented Mountain West players. He led the Rebels with 21.8 ppg this season.
Wofford Man’s Basketball: All-Southern Conference forward B.J. Mack will take the opportunity to enter the 2022 NBA Draft evaluation process, while maintaining his eligibility to return to Wofford for the 2022-23 season.
Jon Rothstein: Fordham's Chuba Ohams tells me that he will enter the 2022 NBA Draft. Averaged 14.8 PPG and 11.6 RPG last season.
Michael Devoe, Georgia Tech's leading scorer in 2021-22, is entering the NBA draft, CBS Sports reported Monday. A four-year starter for the Yellow Jackets, the 6-foot-5 guard averaged 17.9 points, a team-high 3.1 assists and 4.9 rebounds this past season.
Izaiah Brockington’s college career is over after he told ESPN on Monday he’ll declare for the 2022 NBA Draft. This follows a senior season that saw Brockington average 16.9 points and 6.8 rebounds per game while earning Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and first-team All-Big 12 honors as Iowa State returned to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2018.
Texas Tech guard Kevin McCullar announced Sunday that he was declaring for the NBA Draft. In a post on Twitter, McCullar also said, “I will be maintaining my 2 years of NCAA eligibility and exploring those options if the time comes.”
Jeff Goodman: New Mexico State’s Teddy Allen tells @Stadium he has declared for the NBA Draft. Was eligible to do another year in college, but will definitely go pro.
TCU star Mike Miles has not made a decision on his basketball future. Miles told the Star-Telegram that he’s still mulling whether to return for his junior season at TCU, or pursue a professional career. “I’ve thought about it, obviously,” Miles said as the basketball team had a meet-and-greet with fans before the baseball team’s 14-5 victory over Kansas State on Saturday at Lupton Stadium.
“If I do decide to go that (NBA) path, I want to be all-in with both feet,” Miles said. “I do think my game is ready for the next level. I work hard, and I believe in my talent. If I do make that decision to go that way, I’d be fully confident in my abilities. We’ll see which one I choose.”
Michigan point guard DeVante’ Jones announced today that he is declaring for the NBA Draft. Jones spent the last year at Michigan as a transfer and technically had the option for one more year of eligibility if he chose.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn't rule out playing for the Bulls in the future

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“I think anyone asked that question who plays basketball, if he said no, he’d be a liar. It’s a team that won multiple championships, a team with one of the greatest players, if not the greatest player to ever play this game. It’s a no-brainer, everybody would love to play for Chicago. Down the line, you never know. You never know how life brings it. Maybe I play for Chicago,” Antetokounmpo said. “But right now, I’m committed to Milwaukee.”

Lakers to open season vs. Warriors

Clippers coach Tyronn Lue is unbeaten in seven games against the Lakers since taking over two seasons ago, while it will be Lakers coach Darvin Ham’s first meeting of arena tenants since his hiring in May. The game will be the Clippers’ season opener, while the Lakers will open two days earlier, on Oct. 18, at defending champion Golden State, according to a person with knowledge of the schedule.
On Sunday, Durant sent a tweet hinting that he’s going to delete his account on the platform amid the talks that it is ruining his legacy. However, he has since deleted the post. What’s interesting is Kevin Durant sent it out after people kept criticizing him for being the culprit in the current state of the player empowerment era in the NBA. A lot of players seem to be abusing that power to get out of situations they don’t like despite signing their contracts and teams paying them tons of money.
Clutch Points: Steph Curry, Seth Curry, Jayson Tatum, Rich Paul and company at Draymond Green’s wedding 💯 (via tatum_camps/IG) pic.twitter.com/NYHtcmFrhr