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Duane Washington Jr. Enters 2021 NBA Draft While Retaining Option Of Remaining At Ohio State

Duane Washington Jr. will take a first-hand look at the next level.

The rising senior guard has decided to enter the 2021 NBA Draft while giving himself the option of staying at Ohio State for next season. Washington is maintaining his eligibility, Eleven Warriors confirmed.

Even though he's in the NBA draft pool, it would qualify as a surprise if he opts to stick with the decision of going pro.

Washington, a third-team All-Big Ten selection last season, is set to be at the forefront of a team destined to begin the 2021-22 season in the top-10.