The Canadian is the youngest player in the NBA Draft and appears to be trending as the first Alabama player drafted, ahead of SEC Player of the Year Herb Jones and the school record holder for 3-point makes John Petty. Primo is ranked the No. 25 prospect in the draft by ESPN, making him a candidate to be picked in the late first round.
Alabama sophomore guard Jaden Shackelford has taken to his social media to announce his decision to enter the NBA Draft. Shackelford adds that he will not hire an agent in order to maintain his college eligibility.
The Alabama Basketball team has been off to a red hot start this season. Thanks to future NBA prospects in John Petty, Herb Jones, and Joshua Primo. Now where do these Alabama stars rank among other draft prospects?
Former Alabama point guard Kira Lewis was drafted No. 13 by the New Orleans Pelicans. Lewis becomes the highest drafted Alabama basketball player since Collin Sexton was selected eighth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 draft.
The LSU freshman forward Trendon Watford declared for the NBA Draft today. Watford was a five-star prospect out of Mountain Brook High School in the greater Birmingham area of Alabama. Watford announced his decision on his social media. In ESPN's mock draft a month ago Watford was picked 44th overall to the Chicago Bulls.