North Carolina State freshman Dennis Smith Jr. is heading to the NBA.
The point guard declared for the draft during a Tuesday morning announcement on ESPN. The move was no surprise since Smith was considered a likely one-and-done prospect this year and is projected to be a potential top-five pick.
"I believed I had a good chance whenever I hit college," Smith said. "I thought it was definitely an obtainable dream for me, and I knew I would chase it with all my might."
In a text message to The Associated Press, Smith's father, Dennis Sr., said the family was "still weighing our options" for hiring an agent.
Smith was one of two...