NCAA Basketball

Stanford sophomore forward KZ Okpala declares for NBA draft

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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Stanford sophomore forward KZ Okpala has declared for the NBA draft.

The 6-foot-9 Okpala, who is projected to be a first-round draft pick, announced his decision Thursday through the school. He has until May 29 to decide whether to stay in the draft or retain his remaining collegiate eligibility.

A first team All-Pac-12 selection, Okpala led Stanford in scoring at 16.8 points per game while also averaging 5.7 rebounds and one steal.

Okpala was fifth in the Pac-12 in scoring and had 15 20-point games.

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Updated April 11, 2019

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