Va Tech’s Kerry Blackshear Announces He’ll Enter 2019 NBA Draft, Transfer Portal

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 29: Kerry Blackshear Jr. #24 of the Virginia Tech Hokies takes a foul shot during the East Regional game of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the Duke Blue Devils at Capital One Arena on March 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

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Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. announced Tuesday that he is entering the 2019 NBA draft, as well as the NCAA transfer portal. 

WUVT’s David Cunningham tweeted a screenshot of Blackshear’s announcement:

Blackshear will be a senior in during the 2019-20 season, and as a graduate transfer, he will be eligible to play immediately if he pulls out of the NBA draft.

The Orlando, Florida, native was one of the Hokies’ top players last season, as he was second on the team in scoring (14.9 PPG), first in rebounding (7.5 RPG) and third in assists (2.4 APG).


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

NBA News

via Bleacher Report – NBA

April 16, 2019 at 11:34AM


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