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    The following 73 players have withdrawn their names from consideration for the 2017 NBA Draft: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

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