Havelock's Ky Bowman declares for 2019 NBA Draft

Boston College guard Ky Bowman (0) shoots during an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Andrew Dye/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

HAVELOCK, N.C. (WITN) - Havelock native Ky Bowman announced on social media Tuesday that he will forgo his senior year at Boston College and declare for the 2019 NBA Draft.

In his post on Instagram, Bowman wrote:

"Eagle Nation, It has always been a lifelong dream of mine to play in the NBA. After much thought and consideration with my family, I have decided to declare for the 2019 NBA Draft and take the next step towards achieving my dream. I am forever grateful to Boston College, my teammates, coaches, classmates and fans for the experience, support and opportunity to play the game I love for such a great school. While I am excited to get to work and start the next chapter in my career, I will hold dear the memories and lessons from my time at BC. I will always be proud to be an Eagle! Ky"