Texas freshman Mitchell will go into NBA draft
Texas freshman Dillon Mitchell will enter the 2023 NBA draft, he informed ESPN on Wednesday.Mitchell, the No. 31 prospect in ESPN’s latest mock draft, balanced 4.3 points and 3.9 rebounds in 17 minutes per game at Texas, helping the Longhorns reach the NCAA tournament Elite 8, where they lost to Miami.Mitchell entered the season as a projected top-10 choice but saw his stock decline as
his playing time was lowered amid paltry offending production. He shot 64 %from the field however would have the most affordable usage rate of any college player prepared in the previous 30 years, having actually tried just 3.1 shots per game in a crowded, seasoned frontcourt.Editor’s Picks In spite of his lackluster production, Mitchell reminded NBA scouts why he was so extremely concerned on a number of celebrations with his unique mix of movement, volatility, protective instincts and finishing ability, areas that offer him considerable prospective to continue to improve at simply 19 years old.Mitchell will
keep his NCAA eligibility for the time being to secure himself versus injury however is not anticipated to go back to the college level. NBA teams will be looking to study him more closely throughout the pre-draft procedure to see whether they can reveal what made him the No. 4 possibility in ESPN’s recruiting rankings prior to enrolling at Texas.The NBA draft integrate will be held May 15-21 in Chicago, and the draft will be June 22 in Brooklyn.Jonathan Givony is an NBA draft professional and the founder and co-owner of DraftExpress.com, a personal searching and analytics service utilized by the NBA, NCAA and international groups.