University of Washington forward/center Isaiah Stewart had declared for the 2020 NBA Draft.
Washington freshman Isaiah Stewart, the #26 prospect in the ESPN 100, is entering the 2020 NBA draft, he told ESPN. https://t.co/xcnOvA3Q9t
— Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) April 1, 2020
The six-foot-nine big man averaged 16.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks as a freshman for the Huskies. He possesses one of the longest wingspans in this draft class at seven-foot-four. That length, combined with his strength and athleticism, makes Stewart an ideal defender at the NBA level.
Stewart shot 57% from the floor and 77% at the free throw line. ESPN currently ranks Stewart at 26th on their draft board.
The 250-pound Stewart earned All-Pac-12 first team honors. These honors came after winning the Naismith Award for national high school player of the year in 2019.
The 2020 NBA Draft remains scheduled for Thursday, June 25. That date, as are all dates associated with sports, is up in the air as the nation continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.