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Wednesday / May 22.
  • One hundred fifty-eight players withdraw from NBA Draft

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    The NBA announced today that 108 players have notified the league that they wish to be removed from the list of “early entry” players eligible for selection in the NBA Draft 2023 presented by State Farm.  Following the NBA’s early entry withdrawal deadline of 5 p.m. ET on June 12, 2023, 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 2023.

    The following 108 players have withdrawn their names from consideration for the NBA Draft 2023:

    Player                                                    School                                                   Height                   Status

    Jaden Akins                                          Michigan State                                     6-4                          Sophomore

    Trey Alexander                                    Creighton                                              6-4                          Sophomore

    Will Baker                                            Nevada                                                  7-0                          Junior

    TJ Bamba                                              Washington State                                6-5                          Junior

    Reece Beekman                                   Virginia                                                 6-3                          Junior

    T.J. Bickerstaff                                    Boston College                                    6-9                          Senior

    Adem Bona                                           UCLA                                                    6-10                        Freshman

    Keylan Boone                                      Pacific                                                    6-8                          Senior

    Jalen Bridges                                        Baylor                                                    6-7                          Junior

    Johni Broome                                       Auburn                                                  6-10                        Junior    

    Jordan Brown                                       Louisiana                                              6-11                        Senior

    Boo Buie                                               Northwestern                                        6-2                          Senior

    Tyler Burton                                         Richmond                                             6-7                          Senior

    Lamont Butler Jr.                                San Diego State                                   6-2                          Junior

    Wesley Cardet Jr.                                Chicago State                                       6-6                          Sophomore

    Dylan Cardwell                                    Auburn                                                  6-11                        Junior

    Branden Carlson                                  Utah                                                       7-0                          Senior

    Frankie Collins                                    Arizona State                                        6-1                          Sophomore

    Kevin Cross                                          Tulane                                                    6-8                          Senior

    LJ Cryer                                                Baylor                                                    6-1                          Junior

    Clarence Daniels II                             New Hampshire                                   6-6                          Junior

    Tristan da Silva                                    Colorado                                               6-8                          Junior

    Davonte Davis                                     Arkansas                                               6-4                          Junior

    Johnell Davis                                        Florida Atlantic                                    6-4                          Junior

    RayJ Dennis                                         Toledo                                                   6-2                          Senior

    Jordan Dingle                                       Pennsylvania                                        6-3                          Junior

    Marcus Domask                                   Southern Illinois                                  6-6                          Senior   

    Zach Edey                                             Purdue                                                   7-4                          Junior    

    El Ellis                                                   Louisville                                              6-3                          Senior

    Jaylen Forbes                                       Tulane                                                    6-5                          Senior

    Enrique Freeman                                 Akron                                                     6-7                          Senior

    Eric Gaines                                           UAB                                                       6-2                          Junior

    Joseph Girard III                                  Syracuse                                                6-1                          Senior

    PJ Hall                                                   Clemson                                                6-10                        Junior

    Jacksun Hamilton                                Wisconsin-Parkside                            6-7                          Sophomore          

    Ray Harrison                                        Grand Canyon                                      6-4                          Junior

    Hakim Hart                                           Maryland                                               6-6                          Senior

    Coleman Hawkins                               Illinois                                                   6-10                        Junior

    Jalen Hill                                               Oklahoma                                             6-7                          Senior

    Blake Hinson                                        Pittsburgh                                              6-7                          Junior

    A.J. Hoggard                                        Michigan State                                     6-4                          Junior

    DaRon Holmes II                                Dayton                                                   6-10                        Sophomore

    Ithiel Horton                                         UCF                                                       6-5                          Senior

    Tyrese Hunter                                      Texas                                                     6-0                          Sophomore

    Jordan Ivy-Curry                                 Pacific                                                    6-2                          Junior

    Josiah-Jordan James                            Tennessee                                             6-6                          Senior

    Sion James                                            Tulane                                                    6-5                          Junior

    Keshad Johnson                                   San Diego State                                   6-7                          Senior

    Meechie Johnson                                 South Carolina                                     6-2                          Junior

    Dillon Jones                                          Weber State                                          6-6                          Junior

    Ryan Kalkbrenner                               Creighton                                              7-1                          Junior

    Arthur Kaluma                                     Creighton                                              6-7                          Sophomore

    Miles Kelly                                           Georgia Tech                                        6-4                          Sophomore

    Bol Kuir                                                San Diego                                             7-3                          Freshman

    Pelle Larsson                                        Arizona                                                  6-5                          Junior

    Tyrin Lawrence                                   Vanderbilt                                             6-4                          Junior

    Jaedon LeDee                                       San Diego State                                   6-9                          Senior

    Tramon Mark                                       Houston                                                 6-5                          Sophomore

    Alijah Martin                                        Florida Atlantic                                    6-2                          Junior

    Madison McCall                                  Lesley (MA)                                         6-2                          Senior

    Kevin McCullar                                   Kansas                                                   6-6                          Senior

    Emanuel Miller                                    TCU                                                       6-7                          Senior

    Judah Mintz                                          Syracuse                                                6-3                          Freshman

    Isaiah Miranda                                     North Carolina State                           7-1                          Freshman

    Dillon Mitchell                                    Texas                                                     6-8                          Freshman

    RayQuawndis Mitchell                       Missouri-Kansas City                         6-5                          Senior

    Jelanie Morgan                                    Lesley (MA)                                         6-4                          Freshman

    Casey Morsell                                      North Carolina State                           6-3                          Senior

    Paul Mulcahy                                       Rutgers                                                  6-6                          Senior

    Matthew Murrell                                 Mississippi                                            6-4                          Junior

    Grant Nelson                                        North Dakota State                              6-11                        Junior

    Jordan Nesbitt                                      Hampton                                               6-6                          Sophomore

    Tristen Newton                                    Connecticut                                          6-5                          Senior

    Olivier Nkamhoua                               Tennessee                                             6-8                          Senior   

    Toby Okani                                           Illinois-Chicago                                   6-8                          Junior

    Norchad Omier                                    Miami                                                    6-7                          Junior

    Clifford Omoruyi                                Rutgers                                                  6-11                        Junior

    Nijel Pack                                             Miami                                                    6-0                          Junior

    Elijah Pepper                                        UC Davis                                              6-4                          Senior

    Rob Perry                                              Murray State                                         6-4                          Senior

    Zhuric Phelps                                       SMU                                                      6-5                          Sophomore          

    Jordan Phillips                                     Detroit                                                   6-7                          Senior

    Quinten Post                                         Boston College                                    7-0                          Senior

    Zyon Pullin                                           UC Riverside                                        6-4                          Senior

    Jahvon Quinerly                                  Alabama                                                6-1                          Senior

    Antonio Reeves                                   Kentucky                                               6-4                          Senior

    Jeremy Roach                                       Duke                                                      6-2                          Junior

    Luis Rodriguez                                    UNLV                                                    6-6                          Senior   

    Cormac Ryan                                       Notre Dame                                          6-5                          Senior   

    Mark Sears                                            Alabama                                                6-1                          Junior

    Terrence Shannon Jr.                          Illinois                                                   6-6                          Senior

    Mike Sharavjamts                               Dayton                                                   6-8                          Freshman

    Jamarion Sharp                                    Western Kentucky                               7-5                          Senior

    Jamal Shead                                          Houston                                                 6-1                          Junior

    Tolu Smith                                            Mississippi State                                  6-10                        Senior

    Isaiah Stevens                                      Colorado State                                     6-0                          Senior

    Russel Tchewa                                     South Florida                                        7-0                          Senior

    Tyler Thomas                                       Hofstra                                                   6-3                          Senior

    Keisei Tominaga                                 Nebraska                                               6-2                          Senior

    Nae’Qwan Tomlin                               Kansas State                                         6-10                        Senior

    Mady Traore                                         New Mexico State                               6-11                        Freshman

    Cameron Tyson                                   Seattle                                                    6-3                          Senior

    Connor Vanover                                  Oral Roberts                                         7-5                          Senior

    Steele Venters                                      Eastern Washington                            6-7                          Junior

    Damjan Vukcevic                                Los Angeles Trade Tech                    6-8                          Freshman

    Qudus Wahab                                       Georgetown                                          6-11                        Senior

    Anton Watson                                      Gonzaga                                                6-8                          Senior

    Jaylin Williams                                    Auburn                                                  6-8                          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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