Arkansas Razorbacks freshman guard Anthony Black has announced that he has declared for the 2023 NBA Draft. With this move, he will forgo his remaining three years of college eligibility and begin his career in the league. Black was one of the best freshmen in the NCAA during the 2022-23 college basketball season. He was always considered a likely “one and done” coming out of high school and now his dream of playing in the NBA will be realized come draft night. Black is a lock for the lottery and will almost certainly be a top-ten selection.
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— Anthony Black (@AnthonyBlack24_) April 12, 2023
This past season as a freshman for the Arkansas Razorbacks, Anthony Black averaged 12.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 2.1 steals per game. He paired those numbers with a field goal percentage of 45.3 percent and a three-point percentage of 30.1 percent. Black is a tantalizing prospect for NBA lottery teams and one day could be a player that a team looks to build a contender around. His time at Arkansas was frustrating at times because of injuries to his teammates, but he stayed consistently good despite those setbacks. It is unlikely his name is still on the board once the 2023 NBA Draft gets to the tenth pick later this year.