Jared Butler of Baylor has been cleared to play in the NBA by the league’s fitness-to-play panel.
Butler was the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four and a potential first round pick.
"I am fully healthy and cleared to play in the NBA!" Butler tweeted out on Saturday. "Out of an abundance of care, the NBA is incredibly thorough in vetting the health of every player during the pre-Draft process and throughout our careers. I am forever grateful that their comprehensive and strict health analysis has unanimously confirmed my fitness to play in the NBA. Now, my focus is entirely on the Draft and working daily to prepare myself to fulfill my lifelong dream !!"
Butler is ranked No. 11 on John Hollinger's list of top players for the 2021 NBA Draft.