Thomas Robinson Officially Declares For 2012 NBA Draft

The 2012 NCAA Tournament has wrapped up and the early declarations for the upcoming NBA Draft have begun. Many standout players during the regular NCAA basketball season and the just-completed March Madness are looking to parlay their performance and national exposure into the hope of turning pro. The latest to declare for the draft is Thomas Robinson, a junior forward from tournament runners-up the Kansas Jayhawks.


Related: Which Players Are Declaring For The 2012 NBA Draft?

According to SB Nation Kansas City, Robinson officially announced his decision at at press conference at the Allen Fieldhouse on Monday. He expressed his appreciation for the school and their basketball program and Kansas head coach Bill Self wished the young player nothing but the best.

Robinson doesn't have a preference on a pro team, which is good because he is likely to be a lottery pick and could be selected as high as No. 2 overall in this year's draft.

For all news and information regarding the Kansas Jayhawks, please visit Rock Chalk Talk or check out SB Nation Kansas City.

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