LSU’s Trendon Watford declares for NBA draft

LSU sophomore forward Trendon Watford announced Wednesday that he is declaring for the NBA draft.The 6-foot-9 Watford said he plans to hire an agent and is focused on his professional career.”With the support from my family, friends, coaches and teammates, I will be declaring for the 2021 NBA draft with the plan to hire an agent,” Watford said in his announcement on Twitter. “This has been a lifelong dream of mine.”Watford averaged 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 28 games (all starts) this season.