NEW YORK, June 20 Twenty-seven players who had declared as early entry candidates for NBA Draft 2003 have withdrawn their names from the draft. There are currently 29 collegiate and high school players and 17 international prospects that are early entry candidates.

Here is the list of college and high school players who have withdrawn their names from consideration for NBA Draft 2003:

PlayerSchoolHeightStatus
Andre EmmettTexas Tech6-5Junior
Sani IbrahimCollege of Southern Idaho6-10Freshman
Antonio LawrenceSan Jose State6-4Freshman
Erazem LorbekMichigan State6-10Freshman
Ricky MinardMorehead State6-4Junior
Marcus MooreWashington State6-6Junior
Simeon NaydenovLouisville6-6Junior
Jameer NelsonSt. Joseph's6-0Junior
Jason ParkerTulsa6-2Junior
Brian PolkTemple6-4Junior
Chris ThomasNotre Dame6-1Sophomore
Charlie VillanuevaBlair Academy (NJ)6-10HS Senior
Nick ZacheryArkansas-Little Rock6-3Junior

Here is the list of international players who have withdrawn their names from consideration for NBA Draft 2003:

PlayerSchoolHeightStatus
Mauricio AguiarCordon (Uruguay)6-61983 DOB
Pero AnticAEK (Greece)6-101982 DOB
David BrkicVirtus Bologna (Italy)6-111982 DOB
Aleksandar DjuricKapfenberg (Austria)6-111982 DOB
Viktor KhryapaCSKA Moscow (Russia)6-91982 DOB
Kresimir LoncarBenetton Treviso (Italy)6-101983 DOB
Misan NikagbatseSnaidero Udine (Italy)6-51982 DOB
Pavel PodkolzineVarese (Italy)7-41985 DOB
Alassane SavadogoKadiogo Bulls (Burkina Faso)6-101982 DOB
Blagota SekulicPartizan (Serbia/Montenegro)6-91982 DOB
Luka SjeklocaBuducnost (Serbia/Montenegro)6-111984 DOB
Christos TapoutosAEK (Greece)6-71982 DOB
Anderson VarejaoF.C. Barcelona (Spain)6-101982 DOB
Aleksander VujacicSnaidero Udine (Italy)6-61984 DOB

Following is the list of players who remain early entry candidates for NBA Draft 2003, which will be held Thursday, June 26, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City:

PlayerSchoolHeightStatus
Chris AlexanderIowa State7-1Junior
Carmelo AnthonySyracuse6-7Freshman
Mario AustinMississippi State6-9Junior
Ronald BlackshearMarshall6-5Junior
Chris BoshGeorgia Tech6-10Freshman
Lamar CastileCC of Beaver County (PA)6-2Sophomore
Ndudi EbiWestbury Christian HS (Texas)6-9HS Senior
Rod EdwardsOuachita Baptist (Arkansas)6-1Junior
Carl EnglishHawaii6-5Junior
T.J. FordTexas5-10Sophomore
Zac FraySanta Ana College (CA)6-6Sophomore
David HamiltonSalem International6-9Junior
Jonathan HargettWest Virginia5-11Freshman
Jarvis HayesGeorgia6-7Junior
Maurice JacksonTexas-Permian Basin6-9Junior
LeBron JamesSt. Vincent-St. Mary (Ohio)6-8HS Senior
Richard JeterAtlanta Metropolitan College6-6Sophomore
Chris KamanCentral Michigan7-0Junior
James LangCentral Park Christian (Alabama)6-10HS Senior
Travis OutlawStarkville HS (Mississippi)6-9HS Senior
Kendrick PerkinsClifton J. Ozen HS (Texas)6-10HS Senior
Josh PowellNorth Carolina State6-9Sophomore
Rick RickertMinnesota6-11Sophomore
Luke RidnourOregon6-2Junior
Robert SmithNorth Carolina Wesleyan6-7Junior
Mike SweetneyGeorgetown6-8Junior
Dwyane WadeMarquette6-4Junior
Maurice WilliamsAlabama6-1Sophomore
Doug WrennWashington6-6Junior

The following is the list of international players who have applied for early entry into NBA Draft 2003:

PlayerSchoolHeightStatus
Malick BadianeLangen (Germany)6-101984 DOB
Leandro BarbosaBauru Tilibra (Brazil)6-31982 DOB
Carlos DelfinoSkipper Bologna (Italy)6-61982 DOB
Boris Diaw-RiffiodPau Orthez (France)6-71982 DOB
Maciej LampeUniversidad Complutense (Spain)6-111985 DOB
Darko MilicicHemofarm Vrsac (Serbia/Monten.)7-01985 DOB
Zaur PachuliaUlker (Turkey)6-111984 DOB
Aleksandar PavlovicBuducnost (Serbia/Montenegro)6-71983 DOB
Mickael PietrusPau Orthez (France)6-61982 DOB
Zoran PlaninicCibona Zagreb (Croatia)6-71982 DOB
Sofoklis SchortsanitisIraklis (Greece)6-91985 DOB
Nedzad SinanovicZenica Celik (Bosnia-Herzegovina)7-11983 DOB
Jon StefanssonTBB Trier (Germany)6-41982 DOB
Szymon SzewczykBraunschweig (Germany)6-101982 DOB
Remon Van de HareF.C. Barcelona (Spain)7-21982 DOB
Slavko VranesBuducnost (Serbia/Montenegro)7-41983 DOB
Xue YuyangHong Kong Flying Dragons (China)7-01982 DOB