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Saturday / June 3.
  • NBA Announces Early Entry List

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    Here is the list of players from U.S. colleges and post-graduate institutions who have applied for early entry into the 2013 NBA Draft, which will be held Thursday, June 27, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.



    Player                                      School                                      Height              Status

    Steven Adams                            Pittsburgh                                  7-0                   Freshman

    C.J. Aiken                                 St. Joseph’s                               6-9                   Junior

    Anthony Bennett                         UNLV                                       6-8                   Freshman

    Vander Blue                               Marquette                                  6-4                   Junior

    Lorenzo Brown                          North Carolina State                   6-5                   Junior

    Reggie Bullock                           North Carolina                           6-7                   Junior

    Trey Burke                                Michigan                                   6-0                   Sophomore

    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope           Georgia                                     6-5                   Sophomore

    Michael Carter-Williams              Syracuse                                   6-5                   Sophomore

    Adrien Coleman                          Bethune-Cookman                      6-5                   Junior

    Allen Crabbe                              California                                   6-6                   Junior

    Dewayne Dedmon                      Southern California                     7-0                   Junior

    Gorgui Dieng                             Louisville                                   6-11                  Junior

    Jamaal Franklin                          San Diego State                          6-5                   Junior

    Archie Goodwin                         Kentucky                                   6-4                   Freshman

    Tim Hardaway Jr.                      Michigan                                   6-6                   Junior

    Grant Jerrett                              Arizona                                     6-10                  Freshman

    Christian Kabongo                      New Mexico State                      6-4                   Sophomore

    Myck Kabongo                          Texas                                        6-1                   Sophomore

    Shane Larkin                              Miami                                       5-11                  Sophomore

    Ricky Ledo                                Providence                                6-7                   Freshman

    Alex Len                                    Maryland                                   7-1                   Sophomore

    C.J. Leslie                                 North Carolina State                   6-9                   Junior

    Nurideen Lindsey                       Rider                                         6-3                   Junior

    Amath M’Baye                           Oklahoma                                  6-9                   Junior

    Ray McCallum                           Detroit                                      6-3                   Junior

    Ben McLemore                          Kansas                                      6-5                   Freshman

    Tony Mitchell                            North Texas                              6-8                   Sophomore

    Shabazz Muhammad                   UCLA                                       6-6                   Freshman

    Nerlens Noel                              Kentucky                                   6-10                  Freshman

    Victor Oladipo                            Indiana                                      6-5                   Junior

    Kelly Olynyk                              Gonzaga                                    7-0                   Junior

    Norvel Pelle                               Los Angeles College Prep. Acad.  6-9                   Post-Graduate

    Otto Porter Jr.                           Georgetown                               6-8                   Sophomore

    Marshawn Powell                       Arkansas                                   6-7                   Junior

    Phil Pressey                               Missouri                                    5-11                  Junior

    Andre Roberson                         Colorado                                   6-7                   Junior

    Joshua Simmons                        Spartanburg Methodist (JC)         6-4                   Freshman

    Trevis Simpson                          North Carolina-Greensboro          6-4                   Junior

    Tony Snell                                 New Mexico                              6-7                   Junior

    Tahj Tate                                   Delaware State                           6-4                   Sophomore

    John Taylor                               Fresno Pacific                            6-1                   Junior

    Adonis Thomas                          Memphis                                   6-7                   Sophomore

    Deshaun Thomas                       Ohio State                                 6-7                   Junior

    B.J. Young                                Arkansas                                   6-3                   Sophomore

    Cody Zeller                                Indiana                                      6-11                  Sophomore




    Player                                      Team/Country                          Height              Status

    Alejandro Abrines                       Barcelona (Spain)                       6-6                   1993 DOB

    Giannis Adetokunbo                    Filathlitikos (Greece)                   6-9                   1994 DOB

    Francois Affia Ambadiang           Geoplin Slovan (Slovenia)            6-11                  1993 DOB

    Nemanja Besovic                        Partizan (Serbia)                         7-2                   1992 DOB

    Bogdan Bogdanovic                    Partizan (Serbia)                         6-6                   1992 DOB

    Matias Bortolin                           Arkadia (Austria)                        6-9                   1993 DOB

    Linos Chrysikopoulos                 PAOK (Greece)                          6-9                   1992 DOB

    Laszlo Dobos                             Zaragoza (Spain)                        7-3                   1993 DOB

    Dorde Drenovac                         Biancoblu (Italy)                         6-8                   1992 DOB

    Viktor Gaddefors                        Oknoplast Bologna (Italy)            6-7                   1992 DOB

    Rudy Gobert                              Cholet (France)                          7-0                   1992 DOB

    Mouhammadou Jaiteh                 Boulogne (France)                      6-10                  1994 DOB

    Livio Jean-Charles                      ASVEL (France)                        6-8                   1993 DOB

    Sergey Karasev                          Triumph (Russia)                       6-7                   1993 DOB

    Louis Labeyrie                           Paris-Levallois (France)              6-10                  1992 DOB

    Raul Neto                                  Lagun Aro GBC (Spain)              6-1                   1992 DOB

    Philipp Neumann                        Brose Baskets (Germany)            6-10                  1992 DOB

    Lucas Riva Nogueira                   Estudiantes (Spain)                     7-0                   1992 DOB

    Alexandre Paranhos                    Flamengo (Brazil)                       6-8                   1992 DOB

    Artem Pustovyi                          Khimik (Ukraine)                        7-1                   1992 DOB

    Bogdan Radosavljevic                 Bayern Muenchen (Germany)      6-11                  1993 DOB

    Marko Ramljak                           Zadar (Croatia)                           6-6                   1993 DOB

    Dario Saric                                Cibona (Croatia)                         6-9                   1994 DOB

    Dennis Schroder                        New Yorker Phantoms (Germany)    6-1                   1993 DOB

    Strahinja Stojacic                        Smederevo (Serbia)                    6-5                   1992 DOB

    Walter Tavares                           Gran Canaria (Spain)                  7-2                   1992 DOB

    Daniel Theis                               Ratiopharm (Germany)               6-8                   1992 DOB

    Janis Timma                              Ventspils (Latvia)                       6-7                   1992 DOB

    Marko Todorovic                       Barcelona (Spain)                       6-10                  1992 DOB

    Axel Toupane                             Strasbourg (France)                   6-6                   1992 DOB

    Adin Vrabac                               Spars Sarajevo (Bosnia)              6-7                   1994 DOB


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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, 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.