Pressey Declares For NBA Draft

Phil Pressey (right) is leaving Missouri to play in the NBA. (Staff photo: Chris McGathey)

Former Episcopal School of Dallas basketball standout Phil Pressey has decided to leave Missouri and declare for the NBA Draft.

According to the Columbia Tribune, Pressey has signed with Creative Artists Agency Sports and will forego his senior season with the Tigers. Pressey is Mizzou’s all-time assists leader with 580.

Pressey, whose dad Paul is a former NBA player and current assistant coach with Cleveland, averaged 11.9 points and 7.1 assists per game. Mizzou went 23-11 and lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

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