Wednesday July 6th, 2022 6:10PM

Georgia Tech center James Banks declares for NBA draft

By The Associated Press

ATLANTA  — Georgia Tech center James Banks is entering the NBA draft.

The school said Monday the 6-foot-9 junior has submitted paperwork for the June 20 draft.

He led the Atlantic Coast Conference with 2.5 blocks a game while averaging 10.5 points and 7.7 rebounds. He was named to the ACC's all-defensive team.

He has until May 29 to withdraw his name and remain eligible for his final season at Georgia Tech.


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