Report: CJ Fair’s future is still uncertain

Syracuse forward CJ Fair is still on the fence about his decision to enter the NBA draft, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim told SNY.tv on Tuesday.

Fair is expected to have a press conference sometime this week to formally announce his decision.

“No, I don’t think so, I don’t think so,” Boeheim said when he was asked if Fair would announce Tuesday. “We’re going to have to wait and see what happens there.”

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Fair led the team in scoring (14.5 ppg), rebounding (6.9 rpg) and 3-point shooting (46% 3pt) during his junior season. He lead Syracuse to the national semifinals, where they were eliminated by Michigan.

Boeheim’s statement followed a day where two conflicting reports came out about Fair’s future.  NBA.com’s David Aldridge said that Fair would be entering the draft, but in a later report, BustingBrackets.com’s Evan Williams said that Fair was staying for his senior season.

Fair’s name doesn’t appear on the 2013 mock draft board on NBAdraft.net.

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Wes Cheng

About Wes Cheng

Wes has worked for Rivals.com covering the New York Knicks, as well as for Scout.com covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also worked for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005. Follow him on Twitter @ChengWes.
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