Sources claim Shaedon Sharpe, a Kentucky freshman who has never played, will be entering the 2022 NBA draft

Guard elite Shaedon SharpePlans to remain in NBA Draft and not return KentuckyAccording to sources, ESPN reported the news on Thursday.

Sharpe had announced earlier in the month that he would be entering the draft, but that he would still be eligible for college. According to ESPN sources, Sharpe plans to declare in the next few days that he will not withdraw from the draft even though he has until June 1, according to ESPN.

Sharpe is No. 6 in ESPN’s NBA draft rankings.

Sharpe graduated from Dream City Christian (Arizona) high school in May 2021, according to a representative. His diploma will be sent to NBA league office this week. This would make it possible for Sharpe to be added to the NBA draft's early-entry list.

Sharpe, the former No. Sharpe, the former No. 1 prospect in the 2022 Class and a certain lottery pick, enrolled at Kentucky for the spring semester with the expectation of practicing with the team and then playing with the Wildcats during 2022-23.

In January, ESPN reported that Sharpe might be eligible to enter the 2022 NBA Draft. This sparked speculation that Sharpe could play during the 2021-22 season. Sharpe did not play in any of the games and will be ending his Kentucky career. without playing a minuteFor the Wildcats.

Sharpe is a Canadian 6-foot-6 guard. He rose to the ESPN 100's top spot after a stellar summer for UPlay Canada's grassroots program on Nike EYBL. Sharpe averaged 22.6 points and 5.8 rebounds per game, and was able to score 2.7 assists and shoot 55.6% from 2 and 36.1% from 3 point range.

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