2017 NBA Draft
2017 NBA Draft

Thirty-six international early entry NBA Draft candidates withdraw

Two additional collegiate players withdraw as early entry candidates

Official release

Jun 13, 2017 9:23 PM ET

NEW YORK, June 13, 2017 -- Thirty-six international players who had declared as early entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm® have withdrawn. Two collegiate players who previously had declared as early entry candidates have withdrawn. There are 63 collegiate and 10 international prospects that remain early entry candidates.

The NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm will be held on Thursday, June 22 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Here is the list of international players who have withdrawn their names from consideration for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm:

PLAYER                                              TEAM (COUNTRY*)
Ege Arar                                                 Galatasaray (Turkey)
Laurynas Beliauskas                             Neptunas (Lithuania)
Terrence Bieshaar                                  Joventut (Spain)
Laurynas Birutis                                     Vytautas (Lithuania)
Leo Cizmic                                             Sevilla (Spain)
Berkan Durmaz                                      Tofas (Turkey)
Martynas Echodas                                 Siauliai (Lithuania)
Cyrille Eliezer-Vanerot                            Levallois (France)
Aquiles Ferreira                                      Pinheiros (Brazil)
Diego Flaccadori                                    Trento (Italy)
Tolga Gecim                                            Banvit (Turkey)
Yoan Granvorka                                      Nancy (France)
Egemen Guven                                       Karsiyaka (Turkey)
Karlis Helmanis                                       RTU Riga (Latvia)
Aleksa Ilic                                                Buducnost (Montenegro)
Verners Kohs                                          GBA Sparta (Czech Republic)
Antonios Koniaris                                    PAOK (Greece)
Arnoldas Kulboka                                    Baunach (Germany)
Rodions Kurucs                                       Barcelona (Spain)
Axel Louissaint                                         Lugano (Switzerland)
Michail Lountzis                                        Panathinaikos (Greece)
Gytis Masiulis                                           Zalgiris (Lithuania)
Lovro Mazalin                                           Zadar (Croatia)
Regimantas Miniotas                                Vytautas (Lithuania)
Kostja Mushidi                                          Mega Leks (Serbia)
Margiris Normantas                                  Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)
Elie Okobo                                                Pau Orthez (France)
Viny Okouo                                               Unicaja (Spain)
Ayberk Olmaz                                           Istanbul BSB (Turkey)
Lucas Pereira                                            Pinheiros (Brazil)
Martynas Sajus                                         Starogard (Poland)
Borisa Simanic                                          Crvena Zvezda (Serbia)
Nik Slavica                                                Cibona (Croatia)
Berk Ugurlu                                               Fenerbahce (Turkey)
Kristupas Zemaitis                                    Vytautas (Lithuania)
Zou Yuchen                                              Bayi Fubang (China)

Here is the list of additional players from colleges who have withdrawn their names from consideration for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm:

PLAYER                                              SCHOOL
Darin Johnson                                      CSU-Northridge
Maverick Rowan                                  North Carolina State

Following is a list of players from colleges who remain early entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm:

PLAYER                                              SCHOOL
Edrice Adebayo                                     Kentucky
Jarrett Allen                                           Texas
Ike Anigbogu                                         UCLA
OG Anunoby                                         Indiana
Dwayne Bacon                                     Florida State
Lonzo Ball                                             UCLA
Jordan Bell                                            Oregon
James Blackmon Jr.                             Indiana
Antonio Blakeney                                  LSU
Tony Bradley                                         North Carolina
Isaiah Briscoe                                       Kentucky
Dillon Brooks                                        Oregon
Thomas Bryant                                     Indiana
Clandell Cetoute                                   Thiel College (PA)
John Collins                                          Wake Forest
Zach Collins                                         Gonzaga
Chance Comanche                              Arizona
Tyler Dorsey                                        Oregon
PJ Dozier                                             South Carolina
Jawun Evans                                       Oklahoma State
Tony Farmer                                         Lee College (TX)
De’Aaron Fox                                       Kentucky
Markelle Fultz                                       Washington
Harry Giles                                            Duke
Isaac Humphries                                   Kentucky
Tre Hunter                                              Mt. San Jacinto College (CA)
Jonathan Isaac                                      Florida State
Frank Jackson                                       Duke
Josh Jackson                                        Kansas
Justin Jackson                                      North Carolina
Jaylen Johnson                                     Louisville
Ted Kapita                                              North Carolina State
Marcus Keene                                       Central Michigan
Luke Kennard                                        Duke
Kyle Kuzma                                           Utah
TJ Leaf                                                   UCLA
Tyler Lydon                                            Syracuse
Lauri Markkanen                                    Arizona
Eric Mika                                                BYU
Donovan Mitchell                                   Louisville
Malik Monk                                            Kentucky
Johnathan Motley                                  Baylor
Austin Nichols                                       Virginia
Semi Ojeleye                                         SMU
Cameron Oliver                                     Nevada
Justin Patton                                         Creighton
L.J. Peak                                               Georgetown
Ivan Rabb                                              California
Xavier Rathan-Mayes                           Florida State
Devin Robinson                                     Florida
Josh Robinson                                      Austin Peay
Kobi Simmons                                       Arizona
Dennis Smith Jr.                                    North Carolina State
Edmond Sumner                                   Xavier
Caleb Swanigan                                    Purdue
Jayson Tatum                                        Duke
Matt Taylor                                             New Mexico State
Trevor Thompson                                  Ohio State
Melo Trimble                                           Maryland
Craig Victor II                                         LSU
Antone Warren                                       Antelope Valley CC (CA)
Nigel Williams-Goss                              Gonzaga
D.J. Wilson                                             Michigan

Following is a list of international players who remain early entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm:

PLAYER                                              TEAM (COUNTRY*)
Simon Birgander                                   Clavijo (Spain)
Luka Bozic                                            Zagreb (Croatia)
Vlatko Cancar                                       Mega Leks (Serbia)
Wesley Alves Da Silva                         Paulistano (Brazil)
George de Paula                                   Paulistano (Brazil)
Isaiah Hartenstein                                 Zalgiris (Lithuania)
Jonathan Jeanne                                   Nancy (France)
Alpha Kaba                                            Mega Leks (Serbia)
Tidjan Keita                                            Cegep de Thetford (Canada)
Frank Ntilikina                                        Strasbourg (France)

*Country indicates where team plays, not country of players nationality


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