Amir Hinton—a Division II basketball player for Shaw University—declared his eligibility for the 2019 NBA draft on Thursday.
"I think the timing is perfect for me," he said, per Jonathan Givony of ESPN.com. "I will be hiring an agent. I am ready. I am going to try and be a lottery pick.
"Some scouts have told me I am a top-three guard in this class," he added.