NBA announces early entry candidates for 2013 NBA Draft

NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association announced today that 77 players, including 46 players from U.S. colleges and 31 international players, have filed as early entry candidates for the 2013 NBA Draft presented by State Farm.

Players wishing to enter the 2013 NBA Draft were required to submit a letter to the NBA to be received no later than Sunday, April 28. 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 17.

Following is the list of players from U.S. colleges and post-graduate institutions who have applied for early entry into the 2013 NBA Draft, which will be held Thursday, June 27, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y:


Player                                      School                                      Height              Status

Steven Adams                            Pittsburgh                                  7-0                   Freshman

C.J. Aiken                                 St. Joseph’s                               6-9                   Junior

Anthony Bennett                        UNLV                                       6-8                   Freshman

Vander Blue                              Marquette                                  6-4                   Junior

Lorenzo Brown                          North Carolina State                   6-5                   Junior

Reggie Bullock                          North Carolina                           6-7                   Junior

Trey Burke                                Michigan                                   6-0                   Sophomore

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope           Georgia                                     6-5                   Sophomore

Michael Carter-Williams             Syracuse                                    6-5                   Sophomore

Adrien Coleman                         Bethune-Cookman                      6-5                   Junior

Allen Crabbe                             California                                  6-6                   Junior

Dewayne Dedmon                      Southern California                    7-0                   Junior

Gorgui Dieng                             Louisville                                  6-11                  Junior

Jamaal Franklin                         San Diego State                         6-5                   Junior

Archie Goodwin                         Kentucky                                   6-4                   Freshman

Tim Hardaway Jr.                      Michigan                                   6-6                   Junior

Grant Jerrett                              Arizona                                     6-10                  Freshman

Christian Kabongo                      New Mexico State                      6-4                   Sophomore

Myck Kabongo                          Texas                                        6-1                   Sophomore

Shane Larkin                             Miami                                       5-11                  Sophomore

Ricky Ledo                                Providence                                6-7                   Freshman

Alex Len                                   Maryland                                   7-1                   Sophomore

C.J. Leslie                                 North Carolina State                   6-9                   Junior

Nurideen Lindsey                       Rider                                        6-3                   Junior

Amath M’Baye                          Oklahoma                                  6-9                   Junior

Ray McCallum                           Detroit                                      6-3                   Junior

Ben McLemore                          Kansas                                      6-5                   Freshman

Tony Mitchell                            North Texas                               6-8                   Sophomore

Shabazz Muhammad                   UCLA                                       6-6                   Freshman

Nerlens Noel                              Kentucky                                   6-10                  Freshman

Victor Oladipo                           Indiana                                      6-5                   Junior

Kelly Olynyk                             Gonzaga                                    7-0                   Junior

Norvel Pelle                              Los Angeles College Prep. Acad. 6-9                   Post-Graduate

Otto Porter Jr.                           Georgetown                               6-8                   Sophomore

Marshawn Powell                       Arkansas                                   6-7                   Junior

Phil Pressey                               Missouri                                    5-11                  Junior

Andre Roberson                         Colorado                                   6-7                   Junior

Joshua Simmons                        Spartanburg Methodist (JC)         6-4                   Freshman

Trevis Simpson                          North Carolina-Greensboro         6-4                   Junior

Tony Snell                                 New Mexico                              6-7                   Junior

Tahj Tate                                   Delaware State                           6-4                   Sophomore

John Taylor                               Fresno Pacific                            6-1                   Junior

Adonis Thomas                          Memphis                                   6-7                   Sophomore

Deshaun Thomas                        Ohio State                                 6-7                   Junior

B.J. Young                                Arkansas                                   6-3                   Sophomore

Cody Zeller                               Indiana                                      6-11                  Sophomore

The following is the list of international players who have applied for early entry into the 2013 NBA Draft:

Player                                      Team/Country                          Height              Status

Alejandro Abrines                      Barcelona (Spain)                       6-6                   1993 DOB

Giannis Adetokunbo                   Filathlitikos (Greece)                  6-9                   1994 DOB

Francois Affia Ambadiang          Geoplin Slovan (Slovenia)          6-11                  1993 DOB

Nemanja Besovic                        Partizan (Serbia)                        7-2                   1992 DOB

Bogdan Bogdanovic                    Partizan (Serbia)                        6-6                   1992 DOB

Matias Bortolin                          Arkadia (Austria)                       6-9                   1993 DOB

Linos Chrysikopoulos                 PAOK (Greece)                         6-9                   1992 DOB

Laszlo Dobos                             Zaragoza (Spain)                        7-3                   1993 DOB

Dorde Drenovac                         Biancoblu (Italy)                        6-8                   1992 DOB

Viktor Gaddefors                       Oknoplast Bologna (Italy)           6-7                   1992 DOB

Rudy Gobert                              Cholet (France)                          7-0                   1992 DOB

Mouhammadou Jaiteh                 Boulogne (France)                      6-10                  1994 DOB

Livio Jean-Charles                      ASVEL (France)                        6-8                   1993 DOB

Sergey Karasev                          Triumph (Russia)                       6-7                   1993 DOB

Louis Labeyrie                           Paris-Levallois (France)              6-10                  1992 DOB

Raul Neto                                  Lagun Aro GBC (Spain)             6-1                   1992 DOB

Philipp Neumann                       Brose Baskets (Germany)            6-10                  1992 DOB

Lucas Riva Nogueira                   Estudiantes (Spain)                     7-0                   1992 DOB

Alexandre Paranhos                    Flamengo (Brazil)                      6-8                   1992 DOB

Artem Pustovyi                          Khimik (Ukraine)                       7-1                   1992 DOB

Bogdan Radosavljevic                 Bayern Muenchen (Germany)      6-11                  1993 DOB

Marko Ramljak                          Zadar (Croatia)                          6-6                   1993 DOB

Dario Saric                                Cibona (Croatia)                        6-9                   1994 DOB

Dennis Schroder                         New Yorker Phantoms (Germany)  6-1                   1993 DOB

Strahinja Stojacic                       Smederevo (Serbia)                    6-5                   1992 DOB

Walter Tavares                           Gran Canaria (Spain)                  7-2                   1992 DOB

Daniel Theis                              Ratiopharm (Germany)               6-8                   1992 DOB

Janis Timma                              Ventspils (Latvia)                       6-7                   1992 DOB

Marko Todorovic                       Barcelona (Spain)                       6-10                  1992 DOB

Axel Toupane                            Strasbourg (France)                    6-6                   1992 DOB

Adin Vrabac                              Spars Sarajevo (Bosnia)              6-7                   1994 DOB