NBA announces early entry candidates for 2011 NBA Draft

NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association announced today that 89 players, including 69 players from U.S. colleges and 20 international players, have filed as early entry candidates for the 2011 NBA Draft.

Players wishing to enter the 2011 NBA Draft were required to submit a letter to the NBA to be received no later than Sunday, April 24. 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 13.

Click here for the list of players from U.S. colleges who have applied for early entry into the 2011 NBA Draft, which will be held Thursday, June 23, at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.