Michigan’s Jett Howard declares for NBA draft

Michigan freshman guard Jett Howard announced Thursday that he is entering the NBA draft.The son of coach Juwan Howard averaged 14.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 29 games this season. He was a third-team All-Big Ten selection.”Being a Wolverine has been the honor of a lifetime,” Howard said in his announcement on Twitter. “I apologize for not getting the job done this year with my brothers, but best believe we tried.”… My dreams aren’t possible without the support of my friends and family. After deep thought and careful consideration, I will be declaring for the 2023 NBA Draft.”Howard also singled out his father, the former Fab Five star at Michigan who enjoyed a long NBA career before becoming a coach.”Coach Howard: You gave me the blueprint while allowing me to be me. You instilled tough love,” Jett Howard said. “You demanded my best and didn’t go for anything less, which helped me grow on and off the court. The time we shared together will be forever cherished. Thank you, Dad.”