When one particular doorway closes, an additional opens. Trevor Keels may well be leaving Duke for the NBA Draft, but the Blue Devils quickly obtained a guard to swap him.
Tyrese Proctor, a five-star position guard, declared that he has reclassified to the course of 2022 and will enroll at Duke a year early. He posted a graphic and message to social media on Thursday detailing his determination.
“I’m ready to step up and deal with a new challenge the place I increase my advancement as a participant and keep on to mature on and off the court docket,” Proctor wrote in the Twitter write-up. “Waiting a 12 months to put on that Duke jersey was too prolonged.”
— Tyrese Proctor 🚶🏾♂️ (@TyreseProctor) June 3, 2022
In accordance to the Athletic, Proctor created his choice in progress of Keels asserting his. The Australian have to entire the visa process first, and “ironing out all the authorized specifics can just take many weeks,” the Athletic wrote.
Proctor is ranked as the No. 17 player in the 247Athletics Composite Rankings for the class of 2023. Now, he will be part of an absurdly stacked class of 2022 that by now is made up of a quartet of 5-star players, which includes a few of the leading-rated all round.
His departure from the 2023 team does not even create a setback, as the Blue Devils currently have 3 other five-star players committed to the staff.
Proctor will be 19 following summer, building him qualified for the 2023 NBA draft.