Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels will declare for the NBA draft, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN.
McDaniels had a breakout junior year for the Tigers, averaging 17.1 points and 7.1 rebounds per game while also leading his team on defense with 2.8 blocks and 1.1 steals.
The 21-year old is expected to be taken in the first round, with Sports Illustrated's latest mock draft placing him as the No. 23 pick to the Utah Jazz.
Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels will enter NBA draft, according to @GoodmanESPN and multiple reports. » pic.twitter.com/vU15ookA6H — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 22, 2014