Kentucky's John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins Declare For NBA Draft

Christopher ChavezAnalyst IIApril 7, 2010

SYRACUSE, NY - MARCH 25:  (L-R) John Wall #11 and CeMarcus Cousins #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats talk on court against the Cornell Big Red during the east regional semifinal of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Carrier Dome on March 25, 2010 in Syracuse, New York.  (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)
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It is official. John Wall, DaMarcus Cousins, Patrick Patterson, Eric Bledsoe, and Daniel Orton have all decided to enter the 2010 NBA Draft. The university of Kentucky made the news official by releasing a press statement today.

The five Wildcats are projected to all go in the first round of the NBA Draft to good teams. John Wall is predicted to be the No. 1 pick overall by many.

This makes it two straight years that a Wildcat has decided to forgo his senior year and move onto the professionals. Last year Jodie Meeks did it as a junior.

This is the first time that this has happened under John Calipari at Kentucky, because it is his first year. Expect him to make big recruitments in the next few days. 

The Bleacher Report Community would like to wish the best to all the Kentucky basketball players that have declared for the NBA Draft.