• Georgia Tech center James Banks declares for NBA draft

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    ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech center James Banks is entering the NBA draft.

    The school said Monday the 6-foot-9 junior has submitted paperwork for the June 20 draft.

    He led the Atlantic Coast Conference with 2.5 blocks a game while averaging 10.5 points and 7.7 rebounds. He was named to the ACC's all-defensive team.

    He has until May 29 to withdraw his name and remain eligible for his final season at Georgia Tech.

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