Freshman Trae Young has tweeted that he will be leaving the University of Oklahoma and will be entering the 2018 NBA draft.
I will enter the June NBA Draft!!
— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) March 20, 2018
He will be leaving OU after having an 18-14 season. The season before he came to Oklahoma they had a season on 11-20, showing that Young’s short stint had an impact on the record of the team.
Young came out of the 2017-18 season leading his team in minutes, points, threes-made, free throws made, assists, and steals.
At the end of the regular season for the Sooners, Young was also named the Big 12’s Freshman of the Year and was a member of the All-Big 12’s First Team.
Young, 19, will soon start meeting with prospective agents for representation. Young is expected to start training for the pre-draft process with a trainer in California, according to ESPN.
Will he make it in the NBA?
What the 6′ 2″ guard lacks in physicality, he makes up in skill. Young will be a good fit in the NBA as he possesses the skills and talent to grow into a starter role right away. Young makes this statement made by which he was the first and only player to ever lead the NCAA in both points and assists in a single season.
The Sooner product has also gained attention of several NBA players throughout the season. Players like Stephen Curry, LeBron James, and Kevin Durant have all said positive things about Trae Young and said that Young will be a tough competitor
Trae Young will definitely make it in the NBA and will be a first-round draft pick.
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