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Beal Headed to the NBA

Beal led the Gators to the Elite Eight last year

Watching Brad Beal carry the Gators to the Elite Eight last season, it seemed like it was only a matter of time before the freshman announced his intentions to declare for the NBA Draft. He waited longer than most expected, but Beal made it official on Friday morning. Despite being a lock to be taken in the lottery of the NBA Draft, it wasn't an easy decision for the guard to make.

"Making this decision was one of the hardest things I've ever had to do in my life," Brad Beal said at his press conference on Friday morning. "It was hard to just tell coach to his face that I was going to enter the draft. The feeling and the emotion that I had, it was worse than losing the game against Louisville." There were plenty of factors that went into the decision for Beal. He has come... Recommended Stories

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