NEW YORK, May 3 The National Basketball Association announced today that 93 players, including 63 players from U.S. colleges and institutions and 30 international players, have filed as early entry candidates for the 2006 NBA Draft.

Players wishing to renounce their remaining intercollegiate eligibility and enter the 2006 NBA Draft were required to submit a letter to the NBA to be received no later than Saturday, April 29. 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 5:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 18.

Following is the list of players from U.S. colleges and institutions who have applied for early entry into the 2006 NBA Draft, which will be held Wednesday, June 28, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City:

Player School Height Status
Akbar Abdul-AhadIdaho State6-0Junior
Arron AfflaloUCLA6-5Sophomore
LaMarcus AldridgeTexas6-10Sophomore
Morris AlmondRice6-6Junior
Renaldo BalkmanSouth Carolina6-8Junior
Larry BlairLiberty6-1Junior
Will BlalockIowa State5-11Junior
Jahsha BlunttDelaware State6-6Junior
Josh BooneConnecticut6-10Junior
Ronnie BrewerArkansas6-6Junior
Bobby BrownCal State-Fullerton6-1Junior
Shannon BrownMichigan State6-4Junior
Derek BurdittBlinn College (TX)6-7Sophomore
LeRoy DawsonEmporia State (KS)6-2Junior
Travis DeGrootDelta State6-4Junior
Guillermo DiazMiami (FL)6-2Junior
Cem DincIndiana6-10Freshman
Quincy DoubyRutgers6-3Junior
Mike EfevberhaCal-State Northridge6-5Junior
Carl ElliottGeorge Washington6-4Junior
Jordan FarmarUCLA6-2Sophomore
Nick FazekasNevada6-11Junior
Thomas GardnerMissouri6-5Junior
Rudy GayConnecticut6-8Sophomore
Reggie GeorgeRobert Morris College (IL)6-10Junior
Daniel GibsonTexas6-2Sophomore
Aaron GrayPittsburgh7-0Junior
LeShawn HammettSt. Francis (PA)6-0Junior
Brandon HeathSan Diego State6-3Junior
Tedric HillGulf Coast CC (FL)6-10Sophomore
Clarence HollowayIMG Academy (FL)7-0Post-Graduate
Ekene IbekweMaryland6-8Junior
Donald JeffesRoxbury CC (MA)6-8Sophomore
Alexander JohnsonFlorida State6-9Junior
David JohnsonClinton JC (SC)6-7Sophomore
Trey JohnsonJackson State6-5Junior
Coby KarlBoise State6-4Junior
Mark KonecnyLambuth University (TN)6-10Junior
Kyle LowryVillanova6-0Sophomore
Aleks MaricNebraska6-11Sophomore
Japhet McNeilEast Carolina5-10Junior
Paul MillsapLouisiana Tech6-8Junior
Matt MitchellSouthern University-New Orleans6-0Junior
Adam MorrisonGonzaga6-8Junior
Patrick O'BryantBradley7-0Sophomore
Evan PattersonTexas Wesleyan6-7Junior
Danilo (J.R.) PinnockGeorge Washington6-5Junior
Leon PoweCalifornia6-8Sophomore
Richard RobyColorado6-6Sophomore
Rajon RondoKentucky6-2Sophomore
Blake SchilbLoyola University (IL)6-7Junior
Mustafa ShakurArizona6-3Junior
Cedric SimmonsNorth Carolina State6-9Sophomore
Marcus SlaughterSan Diego State6-8Junior
Curtis StinsonIowa State6-3Junior
Tyrus ThomasLSU6-9Freshman
P.J. TuckerTexas6-5Junior
Jontae VinsonCal State-Los Angeles6-4Junior
Ian VouyoukasSt. Louis6-10Junior
Darius Washington Jr.Memphis6-3Sophomore
Albert WeberLouisiana-Lafayette6-6Junior
Marcus WilliamsLouisiana-Lafayette6-6Junior
Shawne WilliamsMemphis6-9Freshman

The following is the list of international players who have applied for early entry into NBA Draft 2006:

Player Team/Country Height Status
Andriy AgafonovKhimik (Ukraine)6-81986 DOB
Nemanja AleksandrovFMP Zeleznik (Serb. & Mont.)7-01987 DOB
Pape-Philippe AmagouLe Mans (France)6-01985 DOB
Andrea BargnaniBenetton Treviso (Italy)6-101985 DOB
Yannick BokoloLe Mans (France)6-21985 DOB
Carlos CedenoGuaiqueries (Venezuela)6-51985 DOB
Tadija DragicevicCrvena Zvezda (Serb. & Mont.)6-81986 DOB
Lior EliyahuHapoel Galil Elyon (Israel)6-91985 DOB
Rudy FernandezDKV Joventut (Spain)6-51985 DOB
Kyrylo FesenkoMariupol (Ukraine)6-111986 DOB
Rafael HettsheimeierAkasvayu Vic (Spain)6-101986 DOB
Marko LekicAtlas (Serb. & Mont.)6-101985 DOB
Damir MarkotaCibona (Croatia)6-101985 DOB
Mickael MokongoChalon (France)5-111986 DOB
Brad NewleyTownsville (Australia)6-71985 DOB
Oleksiy PecherovParis Basket Racing (France)7-01985 DOB
Hrvoje PericSplit (Croatia)6-81985 DOB
Kosta PerovicPartizan (Serb. & Mont.)7-21985 DOB
Giorgos PrintezisOlympiacos (Greece)6-91985 DOB
Milovan RakovicAtlas (Serb. & Mont.)6-101985 DOB
Aleksandar RindinGala Baku (Azerbaijan)7-51985 DOB
Sergio RodriguezAdecco Estudiantes (Spain)6-31986 DOB
Dusan SakotaPanathinaikos (Greece)6-101986 DOB
Renaldas SeibutisOlympiacos (Greece)6-51985 DOB
Saer SeneVerviers-Pepinster (Belgium)7-01986 DOB
Sidiki SidibeLevallois (France)7-01985 DOB
Tang ZhengdongJiangsu (China)7-11984 DOB
Sun YueBeijing Aoshen Olympics (ABA)6-91985 DOB
Tiago SplitterTau Ceramica (Spain)6-111985 DOB
Ali TraoreRoanne (France)6-91985 DOB
Ejike UgboajaUnion Bank Lagos (Nigeria)6-91985 DOB