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  • Eighty-eight Early Entry candidates withdraw from NBA Draft

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    Eighty-eight players have notified the NBA that they wish to be removed from the list of “early entry” players eligible for selection in the NBA Draft 2021 presented by State Farm.  Following the NBA’s early entry withdrawal deadline of 5 p.m. ET on July 19, 2021, 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 NBA Draft 2021.

    The following 88 players have withdrawn their names from consideration for the NBA Draft 2021:

    Player                                                    School                                                   Height                   Status

    Max Abmas                                          Oral Roberts                                         6-1                          Sophomore

    Ochai Agbaji                                        Kansas                                                   6-5                          Junior

    Josiah Agnew                                       Denmark Technical College (SC)    6-1                          Freshman

    Fardaws Aimaq                                    Utah Valley                                          6-11                        Sophomore

    Warith Alatishe                                    Oregon State                                         6-7                          Junior

    Keve Aluma                                         Virginia Tech                                       6-9                          Junior

    Eric Ayala                                             Maryland                                               6-5                          Junior

    Armando Bacot                                    North Carolina                                     6-10                        Sophomore

    Marcus Bagley                                     Arizona State                                        6-8                          Freshman

    Geo Baker                                             Rutgers                                                  6-4                          Senior

    Justin Bean                                           Utah State                                             6-7                          Junior

    Izaiah Brockington                              Penn State                                             6-4                          Junior

    Dalonte Brown                                     Miami (OH)                                          6-7                          Senior

    Keyshawn Bryant                                South Carolina                                     6-5                          Junior

    D.J. Burns Jr.                                        Winthrop                                               6-9                          Sophomore

    Maurice Calloo                                    Oregon State                                         6-10                        Junior

    Marcus Carr                                          Minnesota                                             6-2                          Junior

    Colin Castleton                                    Florida                                                   6-11                        Junior

    Julian Champagnie                              St. John’s                                              6-8                          Sophomore

    Moussa Cisse                                       Memphis                                               6-10                        Freshman

    Kofi Cockburn                                     Illinois                                                   7-0                          Sophomore

    Jermaine Couisnard                             South Carolina                                     6-4                          Sophomore

    Kendric Davis                                      SMU                                                      5-11                        Junior

    Darius Days                                          LSU                                                        6-7                          Junior

    Hunter Dickinson                                Michigan                                               7-1                          Freshman

    Navar Elmore                                       Livingstone (NC)                                6-9                          Senior

    Tyson Etienne                                      Wichita State                                        6-2                          Sophomore

    Dawson Garcia                                    Marquette                                              6-11                        Freshman

    Patrick Greene Jr.                                National Park College (AR)              6-2                          Sophomore

    Quincy Guerrier                                   Syracuse                                                6-7                          Sophomore

    Jordan Hall                                           St. Joseph’s                                           6-8                          Freshman

    Bryce Hamilton                                   UNLV                                                    6-4                          Junior

    De’Vion Harmon                                 Oklahoma                                             6-2                          Sophomore

    Ron Harper Jr.                                      Rutgers                                                  6-6                          Junior

    Trevor Hudgins                                    NW Missouri State                              6-0                          Junior

    David Jean-Baptiste                            Chattanooga                                          6-1                          Senior

    Jalen Johnson                                       Mississippi State                                  6-6                          Senior

    Christiaan Jones                                   Stetson                                                   6-5                          Senior

    DeVante Jones                                     Coastal Carolina                                  6-1                          Junior

    Latrell Jones                                         Portland                                                 6-5                          Junior

    Johnny Juzang                                      UCLA                                                    6-6                          Sophomore

    John Knight III                                     Southern Utah                                      6-3                          Senior

    Miller Kopp                                          Northwestern                                        6-7                          Junior

    Kameron Langley                                North Carolina A&T                           6-2                          Senior

    E.J. Liddell                                           Ohio State                                             6-7                          Sophomore

    Jaizec Lottie                                         Flagler (FL)                                          6-2                          Senior

    Loudon Love                                        Wright State                                         6-8                          Senior

    Remy Martin                                        Arizona State                                        6-0                          Senior

    Matthew Mayer                                   Baylor                                                    6-9                          Junior

    Josh Mballa                                          Buffalo                                                  6-7                          Junior

    Kameron McGusty                              Miami                                                    6-5                          Senior

    Sean McNeil                                         West Virginia                                       6-3                          Junior

    Davion Mintz                                       Kentucky                                               6-3                          Senior

    Isaiah Mobley                                      USC                                                       6-10                        Sophomore

    Alex Morales                                        Wagner                                                  6-6                          Senior

    Issa Muhammad                                  Daytona State (FL)                              6-9                          Sophomore

    Kevin Obanor                                       Oral Roberts                                         6-8                          Junior

    Darius Perry                                         UCF                                                       6-2                          Senior

    Jordan Phillips                                     UT Arlington                                        6-7                          Junior

    Scotty Pippen Jr.                                  Vanderbilt                                             6-1                          Sophomore

    Courtney Ramey                                  Texas                                                     6-3                          Junior

    Antonio Reeves                                   Illinois State                                         6-4                          Sophomore

    Cody Riley                                            UCLA                                                    6-9                          Junior

    Orlando Robinson                               Fresno State                                          7-0                          Sophomore

    Shawn Royal Jr.                                   Victory Rock Prep (FL)                     6-5                          Post-Graduate

    Kevin Samuel                                       TCU                                                       6-11                        Junior

    Marcus Sasser                                      Houston                                                 6-1                          Sophomore

    Quentin Scott                                       Texas State                                           6-7                          Senior

    Ronaldo Segu                                       Buffalo                                                  6-0                          Junior

    Jaden Shackelford                               Alabama                                                6-3                          Sophomore

    Terrence Shannon Jr.                          Texas Tech                                           6-6                          Sophomore

    Roman Silva                                         Oregon State                                         7-1                          Senior

    Deon Stroud                                         Fresno State                                          6-5                          Sophomore

    Maleek Taylor                                      Allen University (SC)                         6-5                          Senior

    Clyde Trapp                                          Clemson                                                6-4                          Senior

    Stanley Umude                                    South Dakota                                        6-6                          Senior

    Alonzo Verge Jr.                                 Arizona State                                        6-2                          Senior

    C.J. Walker                                           UCF                                                       6-8                          Sophomore

    Richard Washington Jr.                      San Jose State                                       6-6                          Senior

    Sahvir Wheeler                                    Georgia                                                  5-10                        Sophomore

    Fabian White Jr.                                  Houston                                                 6-8                          Senior

    Jeenathan Williams                             Buffalo                                                  6-5                          Junior

    Keith Williams                                     Cincinnati                                             6-5                          Senior

    Trevion Williams                                Purdue                                                   6-10                        Junior

    Jalen Wilson                                         Kansas                                                   6-8                          Freshman

    Sidney Wilson                                      SIU-Edwardsville                                6-7                          Junior

    Isaiah Wong                                         Miami                                                    6-3                          Sophomore

    Jacob Young                                         Rutgers                                                  6-2                          Senior

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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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