Grantham among early entry candidates for 2017 NBA Draft


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Clemson junior forward Donte Grantham is among the early entry candidates for the 2017 NBA Draft announced by the NBA on Tuesday evening.

Grantham averaged 7.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game last season. For his career, he has averaged 8.7 points, 4.3 assists, and 1.5 assists per game in three years.

He will not sign with an agent in case he decides to return to Clemson next season. Many players keep themselves on the following early entry list so they might have the opportunity to get invited to the NBA Draft Combine on May 9-14 and to get the experience being around NBA coaches and scouts.

Under NCAA rules, underclassmen that have entered the 2017 Draft must withdraw by Wednesday, May 24.

Full list of early entry candidates

Player | School | Height | Status
Shaqquan Aaron | USC | 6-7 | Sophomore
Jaylen Adams | St. Bonaventure | 6-2 | Junior
Edrice Adebayo | Kentucky | 6-10 | Freshman
Deng Adel | Louisville | 6-7 | Sophomore
Jashaun Agosto | LIU | 5-11 | Freshman
Bashir Ahmed | St. John’s | 6-7 | Junior
Rawle Alkins | Arizona | 6-5 | Freshman
Jarrett Allen | Texas | 6-11 | Freshman
Mark Alstork | Wright State | 6-5 | Junior
Ike Anigbogu | UCLA | 6-10 | Freshman
OG Anunoby | Indiana | 6-8 | Sophomore
Dwayne Bacon | Florida State | 6-7 | Sophomore
Lonzo Ball | UCLA | 6-6 | Freshman
Jaylen Barford | Arkansas | 6-3 | Junior
Jordan Bell | Oregon | 6-9 | Junior
Trae Bell-Haynes | Vermont | 6-2 | Junior
Joel Berry II | North Carolina | 6-0 | Junior
James Blackmon Jr. | Indiana | 6-4 | Junior
Antonio Blakeney | LSU | 6-4 | Sophomore
Trevon Bluiett | Xavier | 6-6 | Junior
Bennie Boatwright | USC | 6-10 | Sophomore
Jacobi Boykins | Louisiana Tech | 6-6 | Junior
Tony Bradley | North Carolina | 6-10 | Freshman
Isaiah Briscoe | Kentucky | 6-2 | Sophomore
Dillon Brooks | Oregon | 6-7 | Junior
Thomas Bryant | Indiana | 6-10 | Sophomore
Rodney Bullock | Providence | 6-8 | Junior
Jevon Carter | West Virginia | 6-2 | Junior
Clandell Cetoute | Thiel College (PA) | 6-8 | Junior
Joseph Chartouny | Fordham | 6-3 | Sophomore
Donte’ Clark | Massachusetts | 6-4 | Junior
Chris Clemons | Campbell | 5-9 | Sophomore
David Collette | Utah | 6-10 | Junior
John Collins | Wake Forest | 6-10 | Sophomore
Zach Collins | Gonzaga | 7-0 | Freshman
Chance Comanche | Arizona | 6-11 | Sophomore
Angel Delgado | Seton Hall | 6-10 | Junior
Hamidou Diallo | Kentucky | 6-6 | Freshman
Tyler Dorsey | Oregon | 6-4 | Sophomore
PJ Dozier | South Carolina | 6-6 | Sophomore
Vince Edwards | Purdue | 6-8 | Junior
John Egbunu | Florida | 6-11 | Junior
Jon Elmore | Marshall | 6-3 | Junior
Obi Enechionyia | Temple | 6-10 | Junior
Drew Eubanks | Oregon State | 6-10 | Sophomore
Jawun Evans | Oklahoma State | 6-1 | Sophomore
Tacko Fall | Central Florida | 7-6 | Sophomore
Tony Farmer | Lee College (TX) | 6-7 | Sophomore
De’Aaron Fox | Kentucky | 6-4 | Freshman
Markelle Fultz | Washington | 6-4 | Freshman
Harry Giles | Duke | 6-10 | Freshman
Brandon Goodwin | FGCU | 6-2 | Junior
Donte Grantham | Clemson | 6-8 | Junior
Isaac Haas | Purdue | 7-2 | Junior
Aaron Holiday | UCLA | 6-1 | Sophomore
Isaac Humphries | Kentucky | 7-0 | Sophomore
Chandler Hutchison | Boise State | 6-7 | Junior
Jonathan Isaac | Florida State | 6-10 | Freshman
Frank Jackson | Duke | 6-3 | Freshman
Josh Jackson | Kansas | 6-8 | Freshman
Justin Jackson | Maryland | 6-7 | Freshman
Justin Jackson | North Carolina | 6-8 | Junior
Alize Johnson | Missouri State | 6-9 | Junior
B.J. Johnson | La Salle | 6-7 | Junior
Darin Johnson | CSU-Northridge | 6-5 | Junior
Jaylen Johnson | Louisville | 6-9 | Junior
Robert Johnson | Indiana | 6-3 | Junior
Andrew Jones | Texas | 6-4 | Freshman
Kerem Kanter | Green Bay | 6-10 | Junior
Ted Kapita | North Carolina State | 6-8 | Freshman
Marcus Keene | Central Michigan | 5-9 | Junior
Luke Kennard | Duke | 6-6 | Sophomore
Braxton Key | Alabama | 6-8 | Freshman
George King | Colorado | 6-6 | Junior
Kyle Kuzma | Utah | 6-9 | Junior
Khadeem Lattin | Oklahoma | 6-9 | Junior
TJ Leaf | UCLA | 6-10 | Freshman
William Lee | UAB | 6-9 | Junior
Zach Lofton | Texas Southern | 6-3 | Junior
Tyler Lydon | Syracuse | 6-9 | Sophomore
Daryl Macon | Arkansas | 6-3 | Junior
Marin Maric | Northern Illinois | 6-11 | Junior
Lauri Markkanen | Arizona | 7-0 | Freshman
Yante Maten | Georgia | 6-8 | Junior
Markis McDuffie | Wichita State | 6-8 | Sophomore
MiKyle McIntosh | Illinois State | 6-7 | Junior
Eric Mika | BYU | 6-10 | Sophomore
Donovan Mitchell | Louisville | 6-3 | Sophomore
Malik Monk | Kentucky | 6-3 | Freshman
Matthew Morgan | Cornell | 6-3 | Sophomore
Shaquille Morris | Wichita State | 6-8 | Junior
Johnathan Motley | Baylor | 6-10 | Junior
Svi Mykhailiuk | Kansas | 6-8 | Junior
Divine Myles | Stetson | 5-11 | Junior
Derick Newton | Stetson | 6-6 | Sophomore
Austin Nichols | Virginia | 6-8 | Junior
Semi Ojeleye | SMU | 6-7 | Junior
Cameron Oliver | Nevada | 6-8 | Sophomore
Randy Onwuasor | Southern Utah | 6-3 | Junior
Justin Patton | Creighton | 7-0 | Freshman
L.J. Peak | Georgetown | 6-5 | Junior
Theo Pinson | North Carolina | 6-6 | Junior
Ivan Rabb | California | 6-11 | Sophomore
Xavier Rathan-Mayes | Florida State | 6-4 | Junior
Devin Robinson | Florida | 6-8 | Junior
Josh Robinson | Austin Peay | 6-2 | Junior
Martavius Robinson | Lewis & Clark CC (Illinois) | 6-10 | Sophomore
Maverick Rowan | North Carolina State | 6-7 | Sophomore
Corey Sanders | Rutgers | 6-2 | Sophomore
Victor Sanders | Idaho | 6-5 | Junior
Jaaron Simmons | Ohio | 6-1 | Junior
Kobi Simmons | Arizona | 6-5 | Freshman
Fred Sims Jr. | Chicago State | 6-4 | Sophomore
Dennis Smith Jr. | North Carolina State | 6-3 | Freshman
Zach Smith | Texas Tech | 6-8 | Junior
Kamau Stokes | Kansas State | 6-0 | Sophomore
Edmond Sumner | Xavier | 6-6 | Sophomore
Caleb Swanigan | Purdue | 6-9 | Sophomore
Jayson Tatum | Duke | 6-8 | Freshman
Matt Taylor | New Mexico State | 6-4 | Junior
James Thompson IV | Eastern Michigan | 6-10 | Sophomore
Stephen Thompson Jr. | Oregon State | 6-4 | Sophomore
Trevor Thompson | Ohio State | 7-0 | Junior
Melo Trimble | Maryland | 6-3 | Junior
Craig Victor II | LSU | 6-9 | Junior
Moritz Wagner | Michigan | 6-11 | Sophomore
Tevonn Walker | Valparaiso | 6-2 | Junior
Antone Warren | Antelope Valley CC (CA) | 6-10 | Sophomore
Thomas Welsh | UCLA | 7-0 | Junior
Thomas Wilder | Western Michigan | 6-3 | Junior
Cecil Williams | Central Michigan | 6-6 | Junior
Johnathan Williams | Gonzaga | 6-9 | Junior
Kam Williams | Ohio State | 6-2 | Junior
Nigel Williams-Goss | Gonzaga | 6-3 | Junior
Christian Wilson | Texas-San Antonio | 6-2 | Junior
D.J. Wilson | Michigan | 6-10 | Junior
Omer Yurtseven | North Carolina State | 7-0 | Freshman

The following is the list of international players who have applied for early entry into the 2017 NBA Draft:

Player | Team/Country of Team | Height | Status
Ege Arar | Galatasaray (Turkey) | 6-10 | 1996 DOB
Laurynas Beliauskas | Neptunas (Lithuania) | 6-3 | 1997 DOB
Terrence Bieshaar | Joventut (Spain) | 6-10 | 1997 DOB
Simon Birgander | Clavijo (Spain) | 6-10 | 1997 DOB
Laurynas Birutis | Vytautas (Lithuania) | 7-1 | 1997 DOB
Luka Bozic | Zagreb (Croatia) | 6-7 | 1996 DOB
Vlatko Cancar | Mega Leks (Serbia) | 6-8 | 1997 DOB
Leo Cizmic | Sevilla (Spain) | 6-8 | 1998 DOB
Wesley Alves da Silva | Paulistano (Brazil) | 6-6 | 1996 DOB
George de Paula | Paulistano (Brazil) | 6-6 | 1996 DOB
Berkan Durmaz | Tofas (Turkey) | 6-8 | 1997 DOB
Martynas Echodas | Siauliai (Lithuania) | 6-9 | 1997 DOB
Cyrille Eliezer-Vanerot | Levallois (France) | 6-8 | 1996 DOB
Aquiles Ferreira | Pinheiros (Brazil) | 6-5 | 1998 DOB
Diego Flaccadori | Trento (Italy) | 6-5 | 1996 DOB
Tolga Gecim | Banvit (Turkey) | 6-8 | 1996 DOB
Yoan Granvorka | Nancy (France) | 6-4 | 1997 DOB
Egemen Guven | Karsiyaka (Turkey) | 6-10 | 1996 DOB
Isaiah Hartenstein | Zalgiris (Lithuania) | 7-0 | 1998 DOB
Karlis Helmanis | RTU Riga (Latvia) | 6-7 | 1997 DOB
Aleksa Ilic | Buducnost (Montenegro) | 6-9 | 1996 DOB
Jonathan Jeanne | Nancy (France) | 7-2 | 1997 DOB
Alpha Kaba | Mega Leks (Serbia) | 6-10 | 1996 DOB
Verners Kohs | GBA Sparta (Czech Republic) | 6-8 | 1997 DOB
Antonios Koniaris | PAOK (Greece) | 6-4 | 1997 DOB
Arnoldas Kulboka | Baunach (Germany) | 6-9 | 1998 DOB
Rodions Kurucs | Barcelona (Spain) | 6-8 | 1998 DOB
Axel Louissaint | Lugano (Switzerland) | 6-6 | 1996 DOB
Michail Lountzis | Panathinaikos (Greece) | 6-5 | 1998 DOB
Gytis Masiulis | Zalgiris (Lithuania) | 6-9 | 1998 DOB
Lovro Mazalin | Zadar (Croatia) | 6-9 | 1997 DOB
Regimantas Miniotas | Vytautas (Lithuania) | 6-9 | 1996 DOB
Kostja Mushidi | Mega Leks (Serbia) | 6-5 | 1998 DOB
Margiris Normantas | Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania) | 6-4 | 1996 DOB
Frank Ntilikina | Strasbourg (France) | 6-5 | 1998 DOB
Elie Okobo | Pau Orthez (France) | 6-2 | 1997 DOB
Viny Okouo | Unicaja (Spain) | 7-2 | 1997 DOB
Ayberk Olmaz | Istanbul BSB (Turkey) | 6-10 | 1996 DOB
Lucas Pereira | Pinheiros (Brazil) | 6-8 | 1998 DOB
Martynas Sajus | Starogard (Poland) | 6-10 | 1996 DOB
Borisa Simanic | Crvena Zvezda (Serbia) | 6-10 | 1998 DOB
Nik Slavica | Cibona (Croatia) | 6-8 | 1997 DOB
Berk Ugurlu | Fenerbahce (Turkey) | 6-3 | 1996 DOB
Kristupas Zemaitis | Vytautas (Lithuania) | 6-4 | 1996 DOB
Zou Yuchen | Bayi Fubang (China) | 6-10 | 1996 DOB

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