2018 NBA Draft
2018 NBA Draft

NBA announces 236 early entry candidates for 2018 NBA Draft

Official release

Apr 24, 2018 5:53 PM ET

NEW YORK -- The National Basketball Association announced today that 236 players -- 181 players from colleges and post-graduate institutions and 55 international players -- have filed as early entry candidates for the 2018 NBA Draft presented by State Farm.

Players wishing to enter the 2018 NBA Draft were required to submit a letter to the NBA to be received no later than Sunday, April 22. Players who have applied for early entry have the right to withdraw their names from consideration for the Draft by notifying the NBA of their decision in writing no later than 5 p.m. ET on Monday, June 11. Under NCAA rules, in order to retain college basketball eligibility, underclassmen who have entered the 2018 Draft must withdraw by Wednesday, May 30.

Following is the list of players from colleges and post-graduate institutions who have applied for early entry into the 2018 NBA Draft, which will be held Thursday, June 21 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

EARLY ENTRY CANDIDATES FOR 2018 NBA DRAFT

Player | School
Deng Adel | Louisville 
Esa Ahmad
| West Virginia 
Rawle Alkins
| Arizona 
Mike Amius
| Western Carolina 
Kostas Antetokounmpo
| Dayton 
Deandre Ayton
| Arizona
Udoka Azubuike
| Kansas 
Marvin Bagley III
| Duke 
Mohamed Bamba
| Texas
Sedrick Barefield
| Utah 
Keita Bates-Diop
| Ohio State 
Tyus Battle
| Syracuse 
Lamonte Bearden
| Western Kentucky
Tashawn Berry | Dakota College (ND) 
Leron Black
| Illinois 
Brian Bowen II
| South Carolina 
Ky Bowman
| Boston College 
Jordan Brangers
| South Plains College (TX) 
Mikal Bridges
| Villanova 
Miles Bridges
| Michigan State 
Barry Brown Jr.
| Kansas State 
Bruce Brown Jr.
| Miami 
Bryce Brown
| Auburn 
Troy Brown Jr.
| Oregon 
Jalen Brunson
| Villanova 
Elijah Bryant
| BYU 
C.J. Burks
| Marshall 
Jordan Caroline
| Nevada 
Tony Carr
| Penn State 
Wendell Carter Jr.
| Duke 
Kameron Chatman
| Detroit 
Haanif Cheatham
| FGCU 
Yoeli Childs
| BYU 
Chris Clemons
| Campbell 
Tyler Cook
| Iowa 
Copeland Jr.
| Nebraska 
Bryant Crawford
| Wake Forest 
Mike Daum
| South Dakota State 
Eric Davis Jr.
| Texas 
Jon Davis
| Charlotte 
Jordan Davis
| Northern Colorado 
Shawntrez Davis
| Bethune-Cookman 
Terence Davis
| Mississippi 
Tyler Davis
| Texas A&M
Marcus Derrickson
| Georgetown 
Hamidou Diallo
| Kentucky 
Noah Dickerson
| Washington 
Donte DiVincenzo
| Villanova 
Dikembe Dixson
| UIC 
Torin Dorn
| North Carolina State 
Trevon Duval
| Duke 
Nojel Eastern
| Purdue 
Carsen Edwards
| Purdue 
Jon Elmore
| Marshall 
Drew Eubanks
| Oregon State 
Jacob Evans
| Cincinnati 
Bruno Fernando
| Maryland 
Dextor Foster
| ASA College (FL)
Jarrey Foster
| SMU 
Robert Franks Jr.
| Washington State 
Tremaine Fraiser
| Westchester CC (NY) 
Melvin Frazier Jr.
| Tulane 
Wenyen Gabriel
| Kentucky
Kaiser Gates
| Xavier 
Eugene German
| Northern Illinois 
Admon Gilder
| Texas A&M 
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 
| Kentucky 
Michael Gilmore
| FGCU 
Jessie Govan
| Georgetown 
Tyler Hall
| Montana State 
Jaylen Hands
| UCLA 
Zach Hankins
| Ferris State 
Ethan Happ
| Wisconsin 
Jared Harper
| Auburn 
Mustapha Heron
| Auburn 
Malik Hines
| Massachusetts 
DJ Hogg
| Texas A&M 
Aaron Holiday
| UCLA 
Jalen Hudson
| Florida
Dewan Huell
| Miami 
Kevin Huerter
| Maryland 
Tramaine Isabell Jr.
| Drexel 
DeAngelo Isby
| Utah State 
Jaren Jackson Jr.
| Michigan State 
Justin Jackson
| Maryland 
Justin James
| Wyoming 
Zach Johnson
| FGCU 
Ismaila Kane
| Atlanta Metropolitan 
Christian Keeling
| Charleston Southern 
Devonte Klines
| Montana State 
Kevin Knox
| Kentucky 
Sagaba Konate
| West Virginia 
Terry Larrier
| Connecticut
Kalob Ledoux
| McNeese State 
Marquez Letcher-Ellis
| Rice 
Abdul Lewis
| NJIT
Victor Lewis II
| West Texas A&M 
Makinde London
| Tennessee-Chattanooga 
Dominic Magee
| Southern Mississippi 
Fletcher Magee
| Wofford 
Caleb Martin
| Nevada 
Cody Martin
| Nevada
Malik Martin
| South Florida 
Zane Martin
| Towson 
Charles Matthews
| Michigan 
Luke Maye
| North Carolina
Brandon McCoy
| UNLV 
Jalen McDaniels
| San Diego State 
Markis McDuffie
| Wichita State 
Christian Mekowulu
| Tennessee State 
De’Anthony Melton
| USC 
Aaron Menzies
| Seattle 
Chimezie Metu
| USC 
Shake Milton
| SMU 
Shelton Mitchell
| Clemson 
Takal Molson
| Canisius 
Max Montana
| San Diego State 
Doral Moore
| Wake Forest 
Juwan Morgan
| Indiana 
Matt Morgan
| Cornell
Isaiah Moss
| Iowa 
Travis Munnings
| Louisiana-Monroe 
Jordan Murdock
| Friends University 
Malik Newman
| Kansas 
Josh Okogie
| Georgia Tech
Ray Ona Embo
| Tulane 
James Palmer Jr.
| Nebraska 
Adjin Penava
| Marshall 
Keanu Peters
| Salt Lake CC (UT) 
Lamar Peters
| Mississippi State
Jalon Pipkins
| Cal State-Northridge 
Shamorie Ponds
| St. John’s
Jontay Porter
| Missouri 
Michael Porter Jr.
| Missouri 
Billy Preston
| Kansas 
Marcquise Reed
| Clemson 
Isaiah Reese
| Canisius
Cody Riley
| UCLA 
Kerwin Roach II
| Texas
Jerome Robinson
| Boston College 
Mitchell Robinson
| Western Kentucky 
Ahmaad Rorie
| Montana 
Quinton Rose
| Temple 
Brandon Sampson
| LSU
Corey Sanders
| Rutgers 
Admiral Schofield
| Tennessee
Micah Seaborn
| Monmouth
Collin Sexton
| Alabama 
Ronshad Shabazz
| Appalachian State
Landry Shamet
| Wichita State 
Tavarius Shine
| Oklahoma State
Chris Silva
| South Carolina 
Yankuba Sima
| Oklahoma State 
Anfernee Simons
| IMG Academy 
Fred Sims Jr.
| Chicago State 
Zhaire Smith
| Texas Tech 
Ray Spalding
| Louisville
Omari Spellman
| Villanova 
Deshon Taylor
| Fresno State
Khyri Thomas
| Creighton 
Reid Travis
| Stanford
Gary Trent Jr.
| Duke 
Allonzo Trier
| Arizona 
Jarred Vanderbilt
| Kentucky
Lagerald Vick
| Kansas 
Christian Vital
| Connecticut 
Moritz Wagner
| Michigan 
Jaylin Walker
| Kent State 
Lonnie Walker Miami 
Nick Ward
| Michigan State
PJ Washington
| Kentucky 
Tremont Waters
| LSU 
Quinndary Weatherspoon
| Mississippi State
Andrien White
| Charlotte 
Demajeo Wiggins
| Bowling Green 
Lindell Wigginton
| Iowa State
Austin Wiley
| Auburn
Kris Wilkes
| UCLA 
Robert Williams III
| Texas A&M 
Justin Wright-Foreman
| Hofstra 
Trae Young
| Oklahoma

The following is the list of international players who have applied for early entry into the 2018 NBA Draft:

Player | Team/Country
Berke Atar | Bandirma Kirmizi (Turkey)
LiAngelo Ball | UCLA/Vytautas (Lithuania)

Romaric Belemene | Oviedo (Spain)
Laurynas Beliauskas | Neptunas (Lithuania)
Rihards Berzins | Liepaja (Latvia)
Laurynas Birutis | Siauliai (Lithuania)
Goga Bitadze | Mega Bemax (Serbia)
Isaac Bonga | Fraport Skyliners (Germany)
Eitenne Ca | Chalon (France)

Sigfredo Casero-Ortiz | GET Vosges (France)
Emanuel Cate | Prat (Spain)
Vasileios Charalampopoulos | PAOK (Greece)
Luka Doncic | Real Madrid (Spain)
Yago Dos Santos | Paulistano (Brazil)
Berkan Durmaz | Tofas (Turkey)
Aleksander Dziewa | Slask Wroclaw (Poland)
Martynas Echodas | Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)
Ibrahima Faye | Poitiers (France)
Gabriel Galvanini | Bauru (Brazil)
Stephane Gombauld | Lille Metropole (France)
Melvyn Govindy | Cholet (France)
Yoan Granvorka | Monthey (Switzerland)
Tryggvi Hlinason | Valencia (Spain)
Karim Jallow | Bayern Munich (Germany)
Matas Jogela | Zalgiris II (Lithuania) 
Georgios Kalaitzakis | Panathinaikos (Greece) 
Michal Kolenda | Trefl Sopot (Poland)
Antonios Koniaris | PAOK (Greece) 
Leon Kratzer | Wuerzburg (Germany) 
Arnoldas Kulboka | Capo d’Orlando (Italy)
Rodions Kurucs | Barcelona (Spain) 
Xabier Lopez-Arostegui | Joventut Badalona (Spain) 
Matur Maker | CIBA (Canada) 
Vanja Marinkovic | Partizan (Serbia) 
William McDowell-White | Baunach (Germany) 
Blaz Mesicek | Brindisi (Italy) 
Adam Mokoka | Gravelines (France)
Shekinah Munanga | Monaco (France) 
Dzanan Musa | Cedevita (Croatia)
Muhaymin Mustafa | Anadolu Efes (Turkey)
Williams Narace | Nancy (France) 
Amine Noua | ASVEL (France) 
Elie Okobo | Pau Orthez (France) 
Viny Okouo | Unicaja (Spain) 
Louis Olinde | Brose Baskets (Germany) 
Erxhan Osmani | Bandirma Kirmizi (Turkey) 
Jean-Marc Pansa | Nanterre (France) 
Darel Poirier | Charleville (France) 
Marcel Ponitka | Asseco (Poland)
Issuf Sanon | Olimpija (Slovenia) 
Tadas Sedekerskis | Nevezis (Lithuania) 
Leonardo Tote | Verona (Italy) 
Michael Uchendu | Bauru (Brazil) 
Martynas Varnas | Pieno Zvaigzdes (Lithuania)
Filip Zagrajski | Beli Manastir (Croatia)


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