Butler's Gordon Hayward Declares For NBA Draft, Will Not Hire Agent

According to an ABC News affiliate out of Indianapolis, Butler's sophomore superstar Gordon Hayward will declare for the NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent. Hayward, who averaged 16 ppg this year, was the Horizon League player of the year in 2010, and was one of the most outstanding players in this year's NCAA Tournament.

And for Hayward, it's the right decision. Whether he remains in the draft and ultimately forfeits his college eligibility is another story, but entering without hiring an agent will allow Hayward to familiarize himself with the NBA Draft process, while retaining the option to return to Butler for his junior year.

Hayward has until May 8th to return to school, and should he choose to remain in the draft pool, he's been projected anywhere from the top of the second round, to the middle of the first.

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