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Tuesday / September 26.
  • NBA Draft Early Entry List Finalized

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    Thirty-six international players who had declared as early entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm® have withdrawn. Two collegiate players who previously had declared as early entry candidates have withdrawn. There are 63 collegiate and 10 international prospects that remain early entry candidates.

    The NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm will be held on Thursday, June 22 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

    Here is the list of international players who have withdrawn their names from consideration for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm:

    PLAYER                                              TEAM (COUNTRY*)

    Ege Arar                                                Galatasaray (Turkey)

    Laurynas Beliauskas                              Neptunas (Lithuania)

    Terrence Bieshaar                                  Joventut (Spain)

    Laurynas Birutis                                    Vytautas (Lithuania)

    Leo Cizmic                                            Sevilla (Spain)

    Berkan Durmaz                                      Tofas (Turkey)

    Martynas Echodas                                  Siauliai (Lithuania)

    Cyrille Eliezer-Vanerot                          Levallois (France)

    Aquiles Ferreira                                     Pinheiros (Brazil)

    Diego Flaccadori                                    Trento (Italy)

    Tolga Gecim                                          Banvit (Turkey)

    Yoan Granvorka                                    Nancy (France)

    Egemen Guven                                      Karsiyaka (Turkey)

    Karlis Helmanis                                     RTU Riga (Latvia)

    Aleksa Ilic                                             Buducnost (Montenegro)

    Verners Kohs                                         GBA Sparta (Czech Republic)

    Antonios Koniaris                                  PAOK (Greece)

    Arnoldas Kulboka                                  Baunach (Germany)

    Rodions Kurucs                                     Barcelona (Spain)

    Axel Louissaint                                      Lugano (Switzerland)

    Michail Lountzis                                    Panathinaikos (Greece)

    Gytis Masiulis                                        Zalgiris (Lithuania)

    Lovro Mazalin                                       Zadar (Croatia)

    Regimantas Miniotas                              Vytautas (Lithuania)

    Kostja Mushidi                                      Mega Leks (Serbia)

    Margiris Normantas                               Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)

    Elie Okobo                                            Pau Orthez (France)

    Viny Okouo                                            Unicaja (Spain)

    Ayberk Olmaz                                         Istanbul BSB (Turkey)

    Lucas Pereira                                          Pinheiros (Brazil)

    Martynas Sajus                                        Starogard (Poland)

    Borisa Simanic                                        Crvena Zvezda (Serbia)

    Nik Slavica                                             Cibona (Croatia)

    Berk Ugurlu                                            Fenerbahce (Turkey)

    Kristupas Zemaitis                                   Vytautas (Lithuania)

    Zou Yuchen                                            Bayi Fubang (China)

     

    Here is the list of additional players from colleges who have withdrawn their names from consideration for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm:

    PLAYER                                              SCHOOL

    Darin Johnson                                        CSU-Northridge

    Maverick Rowan                                   North Carolina State

    Following is a list of players from colleges who remain early entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm:

    PLAYER                                              SCHOOL

    Edrice Adebayo                                     Kentucky

    Jarrett Allen                                           Texas

    Ike Anigbogu                                         UCLA

    OG Anunoby                                         Indiana

    Dwayne Bacon                                      Florida State

    Lonzo Ball                                             UCLA

    Jordan Bell                                            Oregon

    James Blackmon Jr.                               Indiana

    Antonio Blakeney                                  LSU

    Tony Bradley                                         North Carolina

    Isaiah Briscoe                                        Kentucky

    Dillon Brooks                                        Oregon

    Thomas Bryant                                      Indiana

    Clandell Cetoute                                    Thiel College (PA)

    John Collins                                          Wake Forest

    Zach Collins                                          Gonzaga

    Chance Comanche                                 Arizona

    Tyler Dorsey                                         Oregon

    PJ Dozier                                               South Carolina

    Jawun Evans                                          Oklahoma State

    Tony Farmer                                          Lee College (TX)

    De’Aaron Fox                                        Kentucky

    Markelle Fultz                                       Washington

    Harry Giles                                            Duke

    Isaac Humphries                                    Kentucky

    Tre Hunter                                             Mt. San Jacinto College (CA)

    Jonathan Isaac                                       Florida State

    Frank Jackson                                        Duke

    Josh Jackson                                          Kansas

    Justin Jackson                                        North Carolina

    Jaylen Johnson                                       Louisville

    Ted Kapita                                             North Carolina State

    Marcus Keene                                        Central Michigan

    Luke Kennard                                        Duke

    Kyle Kuzma                                          Utah

    TJ Leaf                                                  UCLA

    Tyler Lydon                                          Syracuse

    Lauri Markkanen                                   Arizona

    Eric Mika                                               BYU

    Donovan Mitchell                                  Louisville

    Malik Monk                                           Kentucky

    Johnathan Motley                                  Baylor

    Austin Nichols                                       Virginia

    Semi Ojeleye                                         SMU

    Cameron Oliver                                     Nevada

    Justin Patton                                          Creighton

    L.J. Peak                                                Georgetown

    Ivan Rabb                                              California

    Xavier Rathan-Mayes                             Florida State

    Devin Robinson                                     Florida

    Josh Robinson                                       Austin Peay

    Kobi Simmons                                       Arizona

    Dennis Smith Jr.                                    North Carolina State

    Edmond Sumner                                    Xavier

    Caleb Swanigan                                     Purdue

    Jayson Tatum                                        Duke

    Matt Taylor                                            New Mexico State

    Trevor Thompson                                  Ohio State

    Melo Trimble                                         Maryland

    Craig Victor II                                        LSU

    Antone Warren                                      Antelope Valley CC (CA)

    Nigel Williams-Goss                              Gonzaga

    D.J. Wilson                                            Michigan

    Following is a list of international players who remain early entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm:

     

    PLAYER                                              TEAM (COUNTRY*)

    Simon Birgander                                    Clavijo (Spain)

    Luka Bozic                                            Zagreb (Croatia)

    Vlatko Cancar                                        Mega Leks (Serbia)

    Wesley Alves Da Silva                           Paulistano (Brazil)

    George de Paula                                     Paulistano (Brazil)

    Isaiah Hartenstein                                  Zalgiris (Lithuania)

    Jonathan Jeanne                                     Nancy (France)

    Alpha Kaba                                           Mega Leks (Serbia)

    Tidjan Keita                                           Cegep de Thetford (Canada)

    Frank Ntilikina                                      Strasbourg (France)

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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.