Oklahoma State star Cade Cunningham officially declared for the 2021 NBA draft at a press conference Thursday.  

The move was widely expected since the 19-year-old has been pegged as one of the top talents eligible for this year's draft, and the hype began well before he suited up for the Cowboys.

The Arlington, Texas, native was the No. 1 player in the 2020 recruiting class, per 247Sports' composite rankings. He also spent his final two years of high school at Montverde Academy, which has become a prep powerhouse.