NBA Announces Early Entry Candidates for 2013 NBA Draft
by: DraftExpress
May 1, 2013
NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 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.:

For a more organized list, sorted by player rankings and including draft projections and agent listings for underclassmen and auto-eligible candidates, click here.

EARLY ENTRY CANDIDATES FOR 2013 NBA DRAFT

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
Alex 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
Djorde 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 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 Schroeder 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
 


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Steven Adams
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 7' 0"
Weight: 255 lbs.
Birthday: 07/28/1993
22 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Notre Dame Prep
Previous Team: Thunder , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #12 in 2013 Draft
by the Thunder
Positions:
Current: C,
NBA: C,
Possible: C
Quick Stats:
8.1 Pts, 6.8 Rebs, 0.8 Asts


C.J. Aiken
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Physicals
Height: 6' 9"
Weight: 190 lbs.
Birthday: 09/27/1990
25 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Plymouth Whitemarsh
Previous Team: Szczecin , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
6.2 Pts, 3.8 Rebs, 0.4 Asts


Anthony Bennett
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Physicals
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 239 lbs.
Birthday: 03/14/1993
23 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Findlay Prep
Previous Team: Raptors , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #1 in 2013 Draft
by the Cavaliers
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
9.2 Pts, 3.2 Rebs, 0.7 Asts


Vander Blue
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Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 197 lbs.
Birthday: 07/17/1992
23 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Madison Memorial
Previous Team: Los Angeles , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: SG,
NBA: SG,
Possible: SG
Quick Stats:
26.3 Pts, 5.3 Rebs, 3.4 Asts


Lorenzo Brown
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Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 189 lbs.
Birthday: 08/26/1990
25 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Hargrave Military Academy
Previous Team: Grand Rapids , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 2, Pick #22 in 2013 Draft
by the Timberwolves
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
18.3 Pts, 5.5 Rebs, 5.8 Asts


Reggie Bullock
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Physicals
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Birthday: 03/16/1991
25 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Kinston
Previous Team: Pistons , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #25 in 2013 Draft
by the Clippers
Positions:
Current: SF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
29.0 Pts, 5.0 Rebs, 5.0 Asts


Trey Burke
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Physicals
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 187 lbs.
Birthday: 11/12/1992
23 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Northland
Previous Team: Jazz , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #9 in 2013 Draft
by the Jazz
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
10.6 Pts, 1.8 Rebs, 2.3 Asts


Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 204 lbs.
Birthday: 02/18/1993
23 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Greenville
Previous Team: Pistons , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #8 in 2013 Draft
by the Pistons
Positions:
Current: SG,
NBA: SG,
Possible: SG
Quick Stats:
14.6 Pts, 3.7 Rebs, 1.9 Asts


Michael Carter-Williams
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 184 lbs.
Birthday: 10/12/1991
24 Years Old
Teams:
High School: St. Andrew
Previous Team: Bucks , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #11 in 2013 Draft
by the 76ers
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
11.5 Pts, 5.1 Rebs, 5.2 Asts


Adrien Coleman
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Birthday: 05/08/1990
25 Years Old
Teams:
High School: DeKalb
Previous Team: Nebraska , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: G,
NBA: ,
Possible:
Quick Stats:
17.7 Pts, 7.2 Rebs, 2.6 Asts


Allen Crabbe
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Physicals
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 197 lbs.
Birthday: 04/04/1992
24 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Price
Previous Team: Trailblazers , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 2, Pick #1 in 2013 Draft
by the Trailblazers
Positions:
Current: SG,
NBA: SG,
Possible: SG
Quick Stats:
10.0 Pts, 2.6 Rebs, 1.2 Asts


DeWayne Dedmon
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Physicals
Height: 6' 11"
Weight: 239 lbs.
Birthday: 08/12/1989
26 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Lancaster HS
Previous Team: Magic , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: C,
NBA: C,
Possible: C
Quick Stats:
17.0 Pts, 22.0 Rebs, 0.0 Asts


Gorgui Dieng
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Physicals
Height: 6' 11"
Weight: 230 lbs.
Birthday: 01/18/1990
26 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Huntington Prep School
Previous Team: Timberwolves , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #21 in 2013 Draft
by the Timberwolves
Positions:
Current: C,
NBA: C,
Possible: C
Quick Stats:
10.1 Pts, 7.1 Rebs, 1.7 Asts


Jamaal Franklin
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 191 lbs.
Birthday: 07/21/1991
24 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Westwind
Previous Team: Shanxi , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 2, Pick #11 in 2013 Draft
by the Grizzlies
Positions:
Current: SG,
NBA: SG,
Possible: SG
Quick Stats:
11.3 Pts, 5.0 Rebs, 3.8 Asts