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Nike Sibande enters name into 2019 NBA Draft

Nike Sibande plans to test National Basketball Association (NBA) waters.

Miami head men’s basketball coach Jack Owens announced in a statement Friday morning that Sibande will enter his name into the 2019 NBA Draft.

“We are taking the necessary steps to get the proper feedback for Nike, so he can make an informed decision about his future,” Owens said in the statement. “He will evaluate his feedback and has an open mind about returning to Miami.”

Sibande also posted a statement confirming his decision on Twitter and Instagram.

“I’m eager to embrace this opportunity and put everything I’ve learned toward being the best player I can be at the next level,” Sibande wrote in the post.