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Players who have declared for the 2016 NBA Draft as early entry candidates

Player Player Info School
Jaylen Adams 6’1″, 180, PG. PG St. Bonaventure
Edrice Adabayo 6’9″, 240, Fr. PF Kentucky
Deng Adel 6’7″, 190, So. SF Louisville
Rawle Alkins 6’4″, 200, Fr. SG Arizona
Jarrett Allen 6’11”, 227, Fr. C Texas
Mark Alstork 6’4″, 190, Jr. SG Wright State
Ike Anigbogu 6’10”, 250, Fr. C UCLA
O.G. Anunoby 6’8″, 235, So. SF Indiana
Dwayne Bacon 6’5″, 205, So. SG-SF Florida State
Lonzo Ball 6’5″, 195, Fr. PG UCLA
James Blackmon Jr. 6’4″, 200, Jr. SG Indiana
Trevon Bluiett 6’6″, 207, Jr. SG Xavier
Bennie Boatwright 6’10” 220, So. PF USC
Tony Bradley 6’10”, 248, Fr. CF North Carolina
Isaiah Briscoe 6’3″, 202, So. PG Kentcuky
Dillon Brooks 6’6″, 224, Jr. SF Oregon
Thomas Bryant 6’11”, 241, So. C Indiana
Rodney Bullock 6’8″, 225, Jr. PG Providence
Donte Clark 6’4″, 194, Jr. SG UMass
John Collins 6’10”, 235, So. PF Wake Forest
Zach Collins 7’0″, 230, Fr. C Gonzaga
Angel Delgado 6’10”, 240, Jr. PF Seton Hall
Tyler Dorsey 6’4″, 180, So. PG Oregon
P.J. Dozier 6’7″, 185, So. PG South Carolina
Vince Edwards 6’7″, 220, Jr. SF Purdue
Jon Elmore 6’3″, 189, Jr. PG Marshall
Drew Eubanks 6’10”, 210, So. PF Oregon State
Jawun Evans 6’0″, 188, So. PG Oklahoma State
Tacko Fall 7’6″, 300, So. C UCF
De’Aaron Fox 6’4″, 171, Fr. PG Kentucky
Markelle Fultz 6’4″, 195, Fr. PG-SG Washington
Harry Giles 6’11”, 222, Fr. PF Duke
Isaac Haas 7’0″, 297, Jr. C Purdue
Aaron Holiday 6’1″, 185, So. PG UCLA
Isaac Humphries 7’0″, 260, So. C Kentucky
Josh Jackson 6’8″, 202, Fr. SF Kansas
Justin Jackson 6’8″, 193, Jr. SF North Carolina
Andrew Jones 6’4″, 175, Fr. PG Texas
Marcus Keene 5’9″, 175, Jr. PG Central Michigan
Luke Kennard 6’5″, 187, So. SG Duke
Kyle Kuzma 6’9″, 210, Jr. PF Utah
T.J. Leaf 6’9″, 215, Fr. PF UCLA
Tyler Lydon 6’9″, 205, So. SF-PF Syracuse
Lauri Markkanen 7’0″, 230, Fr. PF Arizona
Yante Maten 6’8″, 240, Jr. PF Georgia
Eric Mika 6’10”, 230, So. C Brigham Young
Donovan Mitchell 6’3″, 200, So. SG Louisville
Malik Monk 6’3″, 185, Fr. SG Kentucky
Johnathan Motley 6’9″, 230, Jr. PF Baylor
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk 6’6″, 210, Jr. SG Kansas
Austin Nichols 6’9″, 212, Jr. PF Virginia
Semi Ojeleye 6’7″, 235, Jr. SF SMU
Justin Patton 7’0″, 230, Fr. C Creighton
L.J. Peak 6’5″, 215, Jr. SF Georgetown
Ivan Rabb 6’10”, 215, So. PF California
Xavier Rathan-Mayes 6’4″, 202, Jr. PG Florida State
Devin Robinson 6’8″, 195, Jr. SF Florida
Corey Sanders 6’2″, 181, So. PG Rutgers
Jaaron Simmons 6’1″, 184, Jr. PG Ohio
Kobi Simmons 6’6″, 185, Fr. PG Arizona
Dennis Smith Jr. 6’2″, 190, Fr. PG NC State
Edmond Sumner 6’5″, 190, So. PG Xavier
Caleb Swanigan 6’9″, 246, So. PF Purdue
Jayson Tatum 6’8″, 204, Fr. SF Duke
Stephen Thompson Jr. 6’6″, 175, So. SG Oregon State
Trevor Thompson 6’11”, 250, Jr. C Ohio State
Melo Trimble 6’3″, 192, Jr. PG Maryland
Moritz Wagner 6’11”, 240, So. PF Michigan
Thomas Welsh 7’0″, 245, Jr. C UCLA
D.J. Wilson 6’10”, 240, Jr. PF Michigan
Omer Yurtseven 7’0″, 228, Fr. C NC State

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