Alabama sophomore point guard Kira Lewis Jr. officially declared his intentions to stay in the upcoming NBA Draft. Lewis Jr. announced on his Twitter page that he will hire an agent and pursue his dreams in the NBA. Latest NBA mock drafts project Lewis as a mid-later first-round draft pick.

Lewis led the Crimson Tide in scoring with 18.5 points per game, he also averaged 5.2 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per game. Lewis spent two seasons at the Capstone after graduating early and reclassifying into the 2018 recruiting class. He started in all 65 games he played in over the last two seasons for the Crimson Tide.

Lewis was a member of the USA U19 FIBA World Cup team this past summer, he averaged 10 minutes per game for the Gold Medal winning USA side.

He is a 6-foot-3 guard and was a four-star recruit out of Meridianville, Alabama. The Crimson Tide is awaiting official decisions on Herb Jones and John Petty Jr. who both have their names still in the NBA Draft process but haven't signed an agent.

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