Shams Charania: From two PPG in high school to All-Conference standout in leading team to second round of NCAA tournament: Ohio junior guard Jason Preston is declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft, he tells @TheAthletic @Stadium. He’ll maintain ability to return to school.
Jason Preston Rumors
15 Dec 20
An overnight sensation? Not quite. Yet not too far off from the truth. Had he not agreed to join his buddies on that AAU team in July 2017, he might be finishing up his journalism degree at UCF. Now he’s the one being written and talked about. It might continue for a while. Boals, who saw many future pros come through Columbus, believes Preston will play in the NBA. “If you look at it, he didn’t have the normal growth of most guys,” Boals says. “His was completely delayed. His best basketball is still ahead of him, and that’s kind of scary.”