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Alabama's John Petty Jr. Declares for 2020 NBA Draft, Will Maintain Eligibility

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Alabama junior guard John Petty Jr. announced on his Instagram page Wednesday that he was declaring for the 2020 NBA draft, though he will maintain his eligibility.

Alabama men's basketball head coach Nate Oats said Tuesday that he expected both Petty and Kira Lewis Jr.—two of the team's three leading scorers this past season—to enter the draft.

"The two main ones are Lewis and Petty, they're both going to put their name into the [NBA] draft," Oats said, per Alex Byington of the Montgomery Advertiser. "They're going to go through workouts whenever those are.