Brandon Miller makes NBA Draft decision, per report
Brandon Miller is turning pro, according to a report.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski was 1st to report that news on Thursday afternoon. The expectation has long been for Miller, a potential top 3 pick in the draft, to leave Alabama after his freshman season.
Per Wojnarowski, Miller is in contention to go as high as No. 2 overall in this summer’s NBA Draft.
University of Alabama forward Brandon Miller – the No. 3 prospect in latest @DraftExpress mock draft – is entering the 2023 NBA Draft, he told ESPN on Thursday. Miller has made a strong case to teams to go second overall behind generational No. 1 pick Victor Wembanyama in June. pic.twitter.com/JIOajIq14b
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 30, 2023
Miller helped lead Alabama to one of its best seasons in program history. The Crimson Tide earned a No. 1 seed for the 1st time ever and took home the SEC regular season and tournament titles.
Miller averaged 18.8 points per game this season with the Tide. He also shot an impressive 38.4% from 3-point range. At 6-foot-9, Miller has a tremendous combination of size and skill that should translate to the next level.
He leaves behind a major hole in Alabama’s rotation next season. However, the Crimson Tide have a strong recruiting class already signed for 2023. It includes 4 high school prospects and currently ranks in the top 15 nationally, per 247Sports Composite rankings. Alabama has also already signed one transfer in the class, Jaykwon Walton of Wichita State.
The 2023 NBA Draft is set for June 22.