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Wednesday / November 22.
  • Seventy-three Early Entry Candidates Withdraw from NBA Draft

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    Seventy-three players have notified the NBA that they wish to be removed from the list of “early entry” players eligible for selection in the 2017 NBA Draft presented by State Farm. Following the NBA’s early entry withdrawal deadline of 5 p.m. ET on June 12, 2017, a comprehensive release will be distributed listing the additional players who provided the NBA with timely notice that they wish to be removed from the list of “early entry” players eligible for selection in the 2017 NBA Draft.

    The following 73 players have withdrawn their names from consideration for the 2017 NBA Draft:

    Player School Height Status
    Shaqquan Aaron USC 6-7 Sophomore
    Jaylen Adams St. Bonaventure 6-2 Junior
    Deng Adel Louisville 6-7 Sophomore
    Jashaun Agosto LIU 5-11 Freshman
    Bashir Ahmed St. John’s 6-7 Junior
    Rawle Alkins Arizona 6-5 Freshman
    Mark Alstork Wright State 6-5 Junior
    Jaylen Barford Arkansas 6-3 Junior
    Trae Bell-Haynes Vermont 6-2 Junior
    Joel Berry II North Carolina 6-0 Junior
    Trevon Bluiett Xavier 6-6 Junior
    Bennie Boatwright USC 6-10 Sophomore
    Jacobi Boykins Louisiana Tech 6-6 Junior
    Rodney Bullock Providence 6-8 Junior
    Jevon Carter West Virginia 6-2 Junior
    Joseph Chartouny Fordham 6-3 Sophomore
    Donte Clark Massachusetts 6-4 Junior
    Chris Clemons Campbell 5-9 Sophomore
    David Collette Utah 6-10 Junior
    Angel Delgado Seton Hall 6-10 Junior
    Hamidou Diallo Kentucky 6-6 Freshman
    Vince Edwards Purdue 6-8 Junior
    John Egbunu Florida 6-11 Junior
    Jon Elmore Marshall 6-3 Junior
    Obi Enechionyia Temple 6-10 Junior
    Drew Eubanks Oregon State 6-10 Sophomore
    Tacko Fall Central Florida 7-6 Sophomore
    Brandon Goodwin FGCU 6-2 Junior
    Donte Grantham Clemson 6-8 Junior
    Isaac Haas Purdue 7-2 Junior
    Aaron Holiday UCLA 6-1 Sophomore
    Chandler Hutchison Boise State 6-7 Junior
    Justin Jackson Maryland 6-7 Freshman
    Alize Johnson Missouri State 6-9 Junior
    B.J. Johnson La Salle 6-7 Junior
    Robert Johnson Indiana 6-3 Junior
    Andrew Jones Texas 6-4 Freshman
    Kerem Kanter Green Bay 6-10 Junior
    Braxton Key Alabama 6-8 Freshman
    George King Colorado 6-6 Junior
    Khadeem Lattin Oklahoma 6-9 Junior
    William Lee UAB 6-9 Junior
    Zach Lofton Texas Southern 6-3 Junior
    Daryl Macon Arkansas 6-3 Junior
    Marin Maric Northern Illinois 6-11 Junior
    Yante Maten Georgia 6-8 Junior
    Markis McDuffie Wichita State 6-8 Sophomore
    MiKyle McIntosh Illinois State 6-7 Junior
    Matthew Morgan Cornell 6-3 Sophomore
    Shaquille Morris Wichita State 6-8 Junior
    Svi Mykhailiuk Kansas 6-8 Junior
    Divine Myles Stetson 5-11 Junior
    Derick Newton Stetson 6-6 Sophomore
    Randy Onwuasor Southern Utah 6-3 Junior
    Theo Pinson North Carolina 6-6 Junior
    Martavius Robinson Lewis & Clark CC (Illinois) 6-10 Sophomore
    Corey Sanders Rutgers 6-2 Sophomore
    Victor Sanders Idaho 6-5 Junior
    Jaaron Simmons Ohio 6-1 Junior
    Fred Sims Jr. Chicago State 6-4 Sophomore
    Zach Smith Texas Tech 6-8 Junior
    Kamau Stokes Kansas State 6-0 Sophomore
    James Thompson IV Eastern Michigan 6-10 Sophomore
    Stephen Thompson Jr. Oregon State 6-4 Sophomore
    Moritz Wagner Michigan 6-11 Sophomore
    Tevonn Walker Valparaiso 6-2 Junior
    Thomas Welsh UCLA 7-0 Junior
    Thomas Wilder Western Michigan 6-3 Junior
    Cecil Williams Central Michigan 6-6 Junior
    Johnathan Williams Gonzaga 6-9 Junior
    Kam Williams Ohio State 6-2 Junior
    Christian Wilson UTSA 6-2 Junior
    Omer Yurtseven North Carolina State 7-0 Freshman

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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.