UCLA Bruins freshman wing Kris Wilkes will declare for the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent, leaving a return to Westwood as a possibility.
CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein first reported the news.
UCLA's Kris Wilkes tells me he will declare for the 2018 NBA Draft, but won't hire an agent.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 3, 2018
Wikles, a lanky 6-foot-8 wing, was UCLA’s second-leading scorer this season, averaging 13.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game and starting 32 games. He shot 35 percent from 3-point range, knocking down 56 triples on the season. He was named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman team.
Coming out of North Central High School in Indianapolis, Wilkes was a 5-star prospect and was ranked as the No. 21 player in the country, according to the 247Sports composite rankings.