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Squeezing himself into a suit and tie is about as rare as a triple-double for Delon Wright. Before last Friday night, he could only remember wearing one twice before — including last summer at his brother's wedding.

But special events call for special measures. Since he had a good idea he was going to win the Bob Cousy Award on Friday, Wright figured he should dress to impress.

"Everybody was excited," he said. "It was a real busy weekend."

Consider it a kick-start to a busy two months for Wright, who has a lot to do before the NBA Draft on June 25.

He has already hired an agent, the same one as his brother Dorell Wright, and he's in Salt Lake City this week to finish up his degree before graduation (he said he's three classes away). When he's done with school, he'll be in his hometown of L.A. to train for the NBA Draft Combine starting May 12, then various team workouts.

Wright said he knows what he wants to personally work on, but is still waiting to hear back from scouts.

"I guess that will start coming soon," he said.

While he can, he's been trying to soak up some experiences. His Hoophall award presentation included a tour of the Staples Center, the ESPN LA studios, and meeting awards presenters including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Julius Erving and Jerry West.

The only award presenter Wright didn't get to meet was his own: Bob Cousy, the namesake of Wright's award for the best point guard in the nation. Cousy wasn't on hand, but the 86-year-old Celtics great called in afterward to congratulate him.

"He said enjoy this moment, because this is the best time of your life," Wright said.

Wright got to enjoy the evening with other All-Americans and winners, including Frank Kaminsky, D'Angelo Russell, Stanley Johnson and Montrezl Harrell. Some Duke stars were also on hand, including Jahlil Okafor.

No sweat, Wright said about rubbing elbows with the national champs who ousted Utah from the tournament.

"It was fine," he said. "I'm past that loss. I'm just looking ahead to the future."

— Kyle Goon