Kansas’ Josh Jackson to enter NBA draft after signing agent

Rawle Alkins (No. 43): Another freshman who could push himself into the first-round conversation with a strong week. Teams are consistently in need of one thing around the league: wings. At 6-5 with what seems to be solid length, Alkins works hard and has a tremendous physical frame with a lot of strength. The questions are whether he can shoot at a high enough clip, and whether his skills have caught up to his body.

Frank Jackson (No. 41): Jackson will have a tough choice ahead of him, especially if Trevon Duval commits to Duke before May 24. If the Lone Peak High School star returns to Duke, he runs the risk of falling behind Duval and Grayson Allen in the rotation. If he stays in the draft, he may not go in the first round. Coming Cheap Kids NBA Jerseys out and destroying the combine and leaving no doubt as to his athleticism and scoring ability might help to make what is shaping up to be an impossible decision a bit easier.

Kansas freshman Josh Jackson announced Monday he has signed with an agent and intends to enter the upcoming NBA Draft.

Jackson revealed in a statement released to The Associated Press that after consulting with my family, I have decided to enter the 2017 NBA Draft and pursue my dream of playing professional basketball. He added he was thankful for all of the support I have received from my coaches and teammates at Kansas.

Jackson signed with former NBA player B.J. Armstrong of Wasserman Media Group. The 6-8 forward played his high school ball for Detroit Consortium and Cheap Knock Off Jerseys Prolific Prep in Napa, Calif., before signing with Kansas.

Jackson, 20, averaged 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game last season with the Jayhawks, and earned Big 12 Newcomer of the Year honors.

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