UCLA junior guard Clark states for NBA draft
LOS ANGELES– UCLA guard Jaylen Clark has actually stated for the NBA draft, weeks after a leg injury forced him out of the season’s last six games.The junior
from Riverside, California, revealed his intend on his Instagram account Wednesday.Editor’s Picks
1 Related “Thank you to UCLA and coach (Mick) Cronin for thinking in me,” Clark’s post read. “I want to announce that I am declaring for the 2023 draft.”
Clark didn’t indicate whether he would hire a representative ahead of the June 22 draft or keep his remaining eligibility. He has till Might 31 to withdraw and have the ability to return to Westwood.He suffered a
lower right leg injury in the regular-season finale versus Arizona on March 4. Clark averaged 13 points and 6 rebounds while beginning 29 of 30 games. He led the Pac-12 in overall steals with 78, tying for 3rd all-time in single-season takes for the Bruins.He was a second team All-Pac-12 selection, was called the league’s protective player of the year and made its five-man All-Defensive Team.With Clark
out, UCLA lost the Pac-12 conference competition final to Arizona and were bounced from the NCAA Tournament by Gonzaga in the Sweet 16.