Reports reaching Basketballghana.com indicates Ghanaian-American Forward Joshua Kwame Awuah Oduro plans to keep his eligibility to play College Basketball as he goes through the processing rigors of the NBA Draft.
The 6 foot 9 inch Forward announced his departure from George Mason University to pursue a potential path into the professional by making himself available to the 2022 NBA Draft evaluation process.
However, Oduro plans to not hire an agent to maintain his status as an amateur player so he can make a return to George Mason should his venture into the pros prove unsuccessful.
“After talking with Coach (Kim) English, I have decided to go through the NBA Draft evaluation process while maintaining my College eligibility. I look forward to the experience and the opportunity to receive feedback as I take the next step in my basketball journey” he said according to George Mason Basketball.
Oduro like other US Men’s College players including fellow Ghanaian Nathan Mensah of San Diego State University can withdraw from the Draft by June 13 to return to College.
In his third season, Oduro averaged 17.7 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.7 blocks in 31.6 minutes.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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