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2016 NBA Draft Early Entrants

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

Player Player Info School
Abdul-Malik Abu 6’8″, 240, So. PF NC State
Rosco Allen 6’9″, 220, Jr. PF Stanford
Tony Anderson 6’9″, 230, Fr. PF Southeast Missouri State
Wade Baldwin IV 6’2″, 195, So. PG-SG Vanderbilt
Anthony Barber 6’2″, 165, Jr. PG NC State
V.J. Beachem 6’8″, 200, Jr. SF Notre Dame
Malik Beasley 6’4″, 185, Fr. SG Florida State
DeAndre Bembry 6’6″, 200, Jr. SG-SF Saint Joseph’s
Dragan Bender 7’1″, 216, PF-C Croatia
Ben Bentil 6’9″, 235, So. PF Providence
Antonio Blakeney 6’4″, 170, Fr. SG LSU
Jaron Blossomgame 6’7″, 220, Jr. SF-PF Clemson
Trevon Bluiett 6’6″, 207, So. SG-SF Xavier
Amida Brimah 7’0″, 217, Jr. C UConn
Dillon Brooks 6’6″, 224, So. SG Oregon
Elijah Brown 6’4″, 200, So. SG New Mexico
Jaylen Brown 6’7″, 221, Fr. SF California
Kareem Canty 6’1″, 185, Jr. PG Auburn
Robert Carter Jr. 6’9″, 235, Jr. PF Maryland
Marquese Chriss 6’9″, 225, Fr. PG Washington
Deyonta Davis 6’10”, 240, Fr. PF Michigan State
Cheick Diallo 6’9″, 220, Fr. PF Kansas
Tyler Dorsey 6’4″, 180, Fr. PG Oregon
Kris Dunn 6’4″, 220, Jr. PG Providence
Vince Edwards 6’4″, 220, So. SF Purdue
Henry Ellenson 6’10”, 228, Fr. PF-C Marquette
Kay Felder 5’9″, 176, Jr. PG Oakland
Brannen Greene 6’7″, 215, Jr. SF Kansas
Daniel Hamilton 6’9″, 178, So. SF UConn
Nigel Hayes 6’8″, 237, Jr. SF-PF Wisconsin
Brandon Ingram 6’10”, 196, FR. SF Duke
Demetrius Jackson 6’1″, 195, Jr. PG Notre Dame
Justin Jackson 6’8″, 215, So. SF North Carolina
Julian Jacobs 6’4″, 180, Jr. PG USC
Stefan Jankovic 6’11”, 235, Jr. PG Hawaii
Josh Hart 6’5″, 196, Jr. SG Villanova
Kris Jenkins 6’4″, 240, Jr. SF Villanova
Que Johnson 6’5″, 205, Jr. SG Washington State
Peter Jok 6’6″, 200, Jr. SG Iowa
Christian Jones 6’7″, 235, Jr. PF St. John’s
Damian Jones 7’0″, 245, Jr. C Vanderbilt
Derrick Jones Jr. 6’7″, 190, Fr. SF UNLV
Moses Kingsley 6’10”, 230, Jr. PF-C Arkansas
Skal Labissiere 7’0″, 225, Fr. C Kentucky
Dedric Lawson 6’8″, 195, Fr. SF Memphis
Marcus Lee 6’9″, 220, Jr. PF Kentucky
Makai Mason 6’1″, 185, So. PG Yale
Patrick McCaw 6’7″, 185, So. SG-SF UNLV
Jahmal McMurray 6’0″, 175, Fr. PG-SG South Florida
Kennedy Meeks 6’10”, 255, Jr. PF-C North Carolina
Jalen Moore 6’8″, 215, Jr. SF Utah State
Dejounte Murray 6’5″, 170, Fr. PG Washington
Jamal Murray 6’5″, 207, Fr. PG-SG Kentucky
Mamadou Ndiaye 7’6″, 290, Jr. C UC Irvine
Malik Newman 6’4″, 180, Fr. PG-SG Mississippi State
Chris Obekpa 6’9″, 223, Jr. PF St. John’s
Goodluck Okonoboh 6’10”, 225, So. PF UNLV
Chinanu Onuaku 6’10”, 245, So. C Louisville
Alec Peters 6’9″, 230, Jr. SF Valparaiso
Jakob Poeltl 7’0″, 248, So. C Utah
Malik Pope 6’10”, 215, So. SF San Diego State
Rodney Purvis 6’2″, 195, Jr. SG UConn
Tim Quarterman 6’6″, 187, Jr. PG-SG LSU
Xavier Rathan-Mayes 6’4″, 202, So. PG-SG Florida State
Jalen Reynolds 6’9″, 222, Jr. PF Xavier
Malachi Richardson 6’6″, 195, Fr. SG-SF Syracuse
Devin Robinson 6’8″, 195, So. SF Florida
Domantas Sabonis 6’10”, 238, So. PF Gonzaga
Wayne Selden 6’5″, 230, Jr. SG Kansas
Pascal Siakam 6’9″, 230, So. PF New Mexico State
Ben Simmons 6’10”, 239, Fr. SF-PF LSU
Diamond Stone 7’0″, 250, Fr. C Maryland
Caleb Swanigan 6’8″, 271, Fr. PF Purdue
Isaiah Taylor 6’3″, 170, Jr. PG Texas
Trevor Thompson 6’11”, 250, So. C Ohio State
Melo Trimble 6’3″, 185, So. PG Maryland
Tyler Ulis 5’9″, 155, So. PG Kentucky
Maurice Watson 5’10”, 175, Jr. PG Creighton
James Webb III 6’8″, 198, So. SF-PF Boise State
Andrew White 6’6″, 215, Jr. SG Nebraska
Isaiah Whitehead 6’4″, 210, So. SG Seton Hall
Devin Williams 6’9″, 255, Jr. PF West Virginia
Troy Williams 6’7″, 206, Jr. SF Indiana
Stephen Zimmerman 7’0″, 234, Fr. C UNLV

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