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Truck Bryant Done Competing In Portsmouth Invitational

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Some college basketball players with desires to play in the NBA decide to participate in the Portsmouth Invitational. Obviously, a player has to be invited to play in the tournament. The Portsmouth Invitational is played in front of numerous NBA scouts.

Former West Virginia Guard Truck Bryant accepted an invitation to play. His team, K&D Rounds Landscaping, lost all three games it played and finished in eighth place.

Bryant started game one and managed just five points in 24 minutes of play. He did not start in the second game of the tournament for his team, but did slightly better scoring eight points and dishing out five assists in 24 minutes.

Bryant played in his final game of the Portsmouth Invitational on Saturday. Once again he did not start, but scored 11 points and had four assists in 18 minutes.

Bryant did not attempt a three-pointer in either of his first two games, but did take two of them in his final game. He missed both of them.

His final stats show he averaged eight points and four assists in 22 minutes per game.

Bryant spoke to wvillustrated.com earlier in the tournament and said he was confident in his ability to play at the next level, "I know I will play in the NBA," Bryant stated. "I know that for a fact."

The 2012 NBA Draft will be held on June 28.

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