Jaden Shackelford declares for NBA Draft

1/25/22 MBB Alabama vs Georgia Alabama guard Jaden Shackelford (5) Photo by Robert Sutton
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By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday

University of Alabama guard Jaden Shackelford has announced he is declaring for the 2022 NBA Draft with the intention to sign with an agent.

Shackelford declared for the draft last season but ultimately decided to return. In the 2021-22 season, Shackelford was selected on the All-SEC second team, making it back-to-back seasons he earned that honor. He started 32 games this year for the Crimson Tide, leading the team in scoring averaging 16.6 points per game. Shackelford led the SEC in threes made per game, total threes made, total threes attempted and minutes per game.

Shackelford spent three seasons with the Crimson Tide, he averaged over 40% shooting from the field, around 35% from 3 and averaged over 15 points per game.

Players have until June 1 to withdraw their names and the NBA Draft is set for June 23.

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