Reports: Andrew, Aaron Harrison will declare for the NBA Draft
Aaron and Andrew Harrison are headed to the NBA, according to reports from CBSSports.com and Real GM.
Andrew is projected as a second round pick by Draft Express, while Aaron is projected to be undrafted.
The twins would be the second and third players from Kentucky to be headed to the NBA. After Saturday’s loss to Wisconsin, Willie Cauley-Stein, who is a likely top ten pick, told reporters that he’s “pretty sure” of what he wants to do and that he “probably was my last game here”.
Kentucky could end up with as many as seven players heading to the NBA. Karl Anthony-Towns, potentially the No. 1 overall pick, is assumed to be headed to the NBA. Trey Lyles will likely follow him there. Devin Booker has a chance to be a lottery pick, and while he’s leaning towards leaving, my understanding is there is a chance he returns. He gets along very well with Tyler Ulis and likes the idea of sharing a back court with him for a full season.
Dakari Johnson is closer to 50-50. He’s projected as a second round pick and, if he makes some improvements this offseason, could end up playing his way into the first round. The other part of it is that the 2015 recruiting class is not as stronger as the 2014 class, meaning that he may end up with less competition in the first round.