RJ Hampton to forgo college basketball and play professionally in NBL

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NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 18: RJ Hampton #5 and Jahmius Ramsey #10 of Team Ramsey pose for pictures on the court after the game against Team Stanley during the SLAM Summer Classic 2018 at Dyckman Park on August 18, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Texas Tech Basketball target and five-star recruit RJ Hampton has decided to play professional basketball in the Australian NBL for the New Zealand Breakers.

Hampton announced the decision Tuesday morning on ESPN’s “Get Up.”

He went on to say that his dream was not to play college basketball, but to play professionally.

The Little Elm, Texas product recently reclassified to the 2019 recruiting class and was also considering Kansas or Memphis.

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