SYRACUSE, NY (WIVB) - Syracuse basketball point guard Jonny Flynn is going to take alook at the NBA. Sources close to the Niagara Falls nativetell News 4 Sports Flynn will put his name in, to be eligiblefor the NBA draft this June. But he will not hire anagent.
By doing that, Flynn maintains his eligibility at Syracuse, andgives himself a chance to return to the Orange next year. Aslong as he does not hire an agent, that option is open to thestandout guard.
Flynn and his advisors will talk later this week to formalizehis decision, but he's decided to test the waters and see where hemight be drafted. By declaring himself eligible for thedraft, Flynn would be invited to workout camps where NBA scoutscould evaluate his game and give him a better idea of where hemight be drafted by the league.
The NBA deadline for declaring interest in the draft is April26th. Underclassmen who enter the draft can remove theirnames from consideration up until June 15th. The draft isJune 25th.
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