2023 NBA Draft Early Entrants List

Early entrants who wish to declare for the 2023 NBA draft have until the end of the day on Sunday, April 23 to make that decision official.

Players who declare for the draft this year will have to withdraw by the end of the day on May 31 if they wish to retain their NCAA eligibility. The NBA’s withdrawal deadline, which is more relevant for international prospects, is on June 12 at 5:00 pm Eastern time. The 2023 draft will take place on June 22.

Beginning in 2021, the annual list of “early” entrants has become even bigger than usual because the NCAA granted players an extra year of eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That means seniors who would’ve typically become automatically eligible for the draft now have the option of either declaring or remaining in college for an extra year.

Last year, 283 prospects initially declared as early entrants, with 149 of those players ultimately keeping their names in the draft and going pro. We’re expecting those totals to end up in the same neighborhood this time around.

We’ll use this post to keep track of reports and announcements on early entrant prospects and their decisions. We’ll archive them all here in a running list, which will be accessible anytime under “Hoops Rumors Features” on the right sidebar of our desktop site, or in the “Features” page found in our mobile menu.

The players below are listed in alphabetical order. If you have any corrections or omissions, please contact us.

Last updated 6-2-23 (8:25am CT)

College Underclassmen

Expected to remain in the draft:

  1. Marcus Bagley, F, Arizona State (sophomore)
  2. Amari Bailey, G, UCLA (freshman)
  3. Josh Bannan, F, Montana (junior)
  4. Emoni Bates, G/F, Eastern Michigan (sophomore)
  5. Charles Bediako, C, Alabama (sophomore)
  6. Anthony Black, G, Arkansas (freshman)
  7. Kobe Bufkin, G, Michigan (sophomore)
  8. Jaylen Clark, G, UCLA (junior)
  9. Noah Clowney, F, Alabama (freshman)
  10. Ricky Council IV, G, Arkansas (junior)
  11. Gradey Dick, G, Kansas (freshman)
  12. Alex Fudge, F, Florida (sophomore)
  13. Keyonte George, G, Baylor (freshman)
  14. Wendell Green, G, Auburn (junior)
  15. Mouhamed Gueye, F/C, Washington State (sophomore)
  16. Jordan Hawkins, G, Connecticut (sophomore)
  17. Taylor Hendricks, F, UCF (freshman)
  18. Jalen Hood-Schifino, G, Indiana (freshman)
  19. Jett Howard, G, Michigan (freshman)
  20. Andre Jackson, G, UConn (junior)
  21. Gregory Jackson II, F, South Carolina (freshman)
  22. Colby Jones, G, Xavier (junior)
  23. Bobi Klintman, F, Wake Forest (freshman)
  24. Maxwell Lewis, F, Pepperdine (sophomore)
  25. Dereck Lively II, C, Duke (freshman)
  26. Chris Livingston, F, Kentucky (freshman)
  27. Brandon Miller, F, Alabama (freshman)
  28. Mike Miles, G, TCU (junior)
  29. Kris Murray, F, Iowa (junior)
  30. Julian Phillips, F, Tennessee (freshman)
  31. Brandin Podziemski, G, Santa Clara (sophomore)
  32. Justin Powell, G, Washington State (junior)
  33. Olivier-Maxence Prosper, F, Marquette (junior)
  34. Adama Sanogo, F/C, UConn (junior)
  35. Brice Sensabaugh, F, Ohio State (freshman)
  36. Nick Smith Jr., G, Arkansas (freshman)
  37. Terquavion Smith, G, NC State (sophomore)
  38. Julian Strawther, G/F, Gonzaga (junior)
  39. Azuolas Tubelis, F, Arizona (junior)
  40. Jarace Walker, F, Houston (freshman)
  41. Cason Wallace, G, Kentucky (freshman)
  42. Jordan Walsh, F, Arkansas (freshman)
  43. Dariq Whitehead, G/F, Duke (freshman)
  44. Cam Whitmore, F, Villanova (freshman)
  45. Jalen Wilson, F, Kansas (junior)
  46. Tyrese Wineglass, G, Southwestern Adventist (TX) (junior)

Withdrawing from draft after testing waters:

Note: Some of these players may also be transferring to new schools. The schools listed below are from 2022/23.

  1. Jaden Akins, G, Michigan State (sophomore)
  2. Trey Alexander, G, Creighton (sophomore)
  3. Will Baker, C, Nevada (junior)
  4. TJ Bamba, G, Washington State (junior)
  5. Reece Beekman, G, Virginia (junior)
  6. Adem Bona, C, UCLA (freshman)
  7. Jalen Bridges, F, Baylor (junior)
  8. Johni Broome, F, Auburn (junior)
  9. Lamont Butler, G, San Diego State (junior)
  10. Wesley Cardet Jr., G, Chicago State (sophomore)
  11. Dylan Cardwell, C, Auburn (junior)
  12. Frankie Collins, G, Arizona State (sophomore)
  13. LJ Cryer, G, Baylor (junior)
  14. Tristan Da Silva, F, Colorado (junior)
  15. Clarence Daniels II, F, New Hampshire (junior)
  16. Davonte Davis, G, Arkansas (junior)
  17. Johnell Davis, G, Florida Atlantic (junior)
  18. Jordan Dingle, G, Penn (junior)
  19. Zach Edey, C, Purdue (junior)
  20. Enrique Freeman, F, Akron (junior)
  21. Eric Gaines, G, UAB (junior)
  22. PJ Hall, F/C, Clemson (junior)
  23. Jacksun Hamilton, F, Wisconsin-Parkside (sophomore)
  24. Rayshon Harrison, G, Grand Canyon (junior)
  25. Coleman Hawkins, F, Illinois (junior)
  26. Blake Hinson, G, Pittsburgh (junior)
  27. A.J. Hoggard, G, Michigan State (junior)
  28. DaRon Holmes II, F, Dayton (sophomore)
  29. Tyrese Hunter, G, Texas (sophomore)
  30. Jordan Ivy-Curry, G, Pacific (junior)
  31. Sion James, G, Tulane (junior)
  32. Meechie Johnson Jr., G, South Carolina (junior)
  33. Dillon Jones, G/F, Weber State (junior)
  34. Ryan Kalkbrenner, C, Creighton (junior)
  35. Arthur Kaluma, F, Creighton (sophomore)
  36. Miles Kelly, G, Georgia Tech (sophomore)
  37. Bol Kuir, C, San Diego (freshman)
  38. Pelle Larsson, G, Arizona (junior)
  39. Tyrin Lawrence, G, Vanderbilt (junior)
  40. Tramon Mark, G, Houston (sophomore)
  41. Alijah Martin, G, Florida Atlantic (junior)
  42. Judah Mintz, G, Syracuse (freshman)
  43. Isaiah Miranda, F/C, NC State (freshman)
  44. Dillon Mitchell, F, Texas (freshman)
  45. Jelanie Morgan, G/F, Lesley (MA) (freshman)
  46. Matthew Murrell, G, Ole Miss (junior)
  47. Grant Nelson, F, North Dakota State (junior)
  48. Jordan Nesbitt, G/F, Hampton (sophomore)
  49. Toby Okani, G/F, Illinois-Chicago (junior)
  50. Norchad Omier, F, Miami (junior)
  51. Clifford Omoruyi, C, Rutgers (junior)
  52. Nijel Pack, G, Miami (FL) (junior)
  53. Zhuric Phelps, G, SMU (sophomore)
  54. Jeremy Roach, G, Duke (junior)
  55. Mark Sears, G, Alabama (junior)
  56. Mike Sharavjamts, F, Dayton (freshman)
  57. Jamal Shead, G, Houston (junior)
  58. Mady Traore, F, New Mexico State (freshman)
  59. Steele Venters, G, Eastern Washington (junior)
  60. Damjan Vukcevic, F, Los Angeles Trade Tech (freshman)

College Seniors

Expected to remain in the draft:

  1. Kaodirichi Akobundu-Ehiogu, F, Memphis
  2. Damezi Anderson, F, Detroit
  3. Chase Audige, G, Northwestern
  4. Grant Basile, F, Virginia Tech
  5. Manny Bates, F, Butler
  6. Damion Baugh, G, TCU
  7. Kobe Brown, F, Missouri
  8. Toumani Camara, F, Dayton
  9. Tyger Campbell, G, UCLA
  10. Yuri Collins, G, Saint Louis
  11. Alou Dillon, F, Purdue-Northwest
  12. Tosan Evbuomwan, F, Princeton
  13. Adam Flagler, G, Baylor
  14. Armaan Franklin, G, Virginia
  15. Myron Gardner, G/F, Little Rock
  16. De’Vion Harmon, G, Texas Tech
  17. Joey Hauser, F, Michigan State
  18. Trayce Jackson-Davis, F, Indiana
  19. Jaime Jaquez, G, UCLA
  20. Keyontae Johnson, F, Kansas State
  21. Jackson Kenyon, F, Miami (OH)
  22. Seth Lundy, F, Penn State
  23. Demetrius Mims, G, Gannon (PA)
  24. Omari Moore, F, San Jose State
  25. Landers Nolley, G/F, Cincinnati
  26. Jack Nunge, F/C, Xavier
  27. Nick Ongenda, C, DePaul
  28. Uros Plavsic, C, Tennessee
  29. Terry Roberts, G, Georgia
  30. Marcus Sasser, G, Houston
  31. Ben Sheppard, G, Belmont
  32. Grant Sherfield, G, Oklahoma
  33. Dontrell Shuler, G, Cal State San Bernardino
  34. Malachi Smith, G, Gonzaga
  35. Justice Sueing, F, Ohio State
  36. Drew Timme, F/C, Gonzaga
  37. Jacob Toppin, F, Kentucky
  38. Oscar Tshiebwe, F/C, Kentucky
  39. Tyler Willoughby, G, Voorhees (SC)
  40. Isaiah Wong, G, Miami

Withdrawing from draft after testing waters:

Note: Some of these players may also be transferring to new schools. The schools listed below are from 2022/23.

  1. T.J. Bickerstaff, F, Boston College
  2. Keylan Boone, G/F, Pacific
  3. Jordan Brown, F/C, Louisiana
  4. Boo Buie, G, Northwestern
  5. Tyler Burton, F, Richmond
  6. Branden Carlson, F/C, Utah
  7. Kevin Cross, F, Tulane
  8. RayJ Dennis, G, Toledo
  9. Marcus Domask, F, Southern Illinois
  10. El Ellis, G, Louisville
  11. Jaylen Forbes, G, Tulane
  12. Joseph Girard, G, Syracuse
  13. Hakim Hart, G, Maryland
  14. Jalen Hill, F, Oklahoma
  15. Ithiel Horton, G, UCF
  16. Josiah-Jordan James, G/F, Tennessee
  17. Keshad Johnson, F, San Diego State
  18. Jaedon Ledee, F, San Diego State
  19. Madison McCall, G, Lesley (MA)
  20. Kevin McCullar, G, Kansas
  21. Emanuel Miller, F, TCU
  22. Rayquawndis Mitchell, G, Kansas City
  23. Casey Morsell, G, NC State
  24. Paul Mulcahy, G, Rutgers
  25. Tristen Newton, G, UConn
  26. Olivier Nkamhoua, F, Tennessee
  27. Elijah Pepper, G, UC-Davis
  28. Rob Perry, G, Murray State
  29. Jordan Phillips, G/F, Detroit Mercy
  30. Quinten Post, F/C, Boston College
  31. Zyon Pullin, G, UC-Riverside
  32. Jahvon Quinerly, G, Alabama
  33. Antonio Reeves, G, Kentucky
  34. Luis Rodriguez, G, UNLV
  35. Cormac Ryan, G, Notre Dame
  36. Terrence Shannon Jr., G, Illinois
  37. Jamarion Sharp, C, Western Kentucky
  38. Tolu Smith, F, Mississippi State
  39. Isaiah Stevens, G, Colorado State
  40. Russel Tchewa, C, South Florida
  41. Tyler Thomas, G, Hofstra
  42. Keisei Tominaga, G, Nebraska
  43. Nae’Qwan Tomlin, F, Kansas State
  44. Cameron Tyson, G, Seattle
  45. Connor Vanover, C, Oral Roberts
  46. Qudus Wahab, C, Georgetown
  47. Anton Watson, F, Gonzaga
  48. Jaylin Williams, F, Auburn

International players

Note: The country indicates where the player had been playing, not necessarily where he was born.

  1. Miguel Allen, F, Spain (born 2003)
  2. Idrissa Ba, C, France (born 2002)
  3. Elian Benitez, G, France (born 2003)
  4. William Beugre-Kassi, G/F, France (born 2004)
  5. Mihailo Boskovic, F, Serbia (born 2002)
  6. Michael Caicedo, F, Spain (born 2003)
  7. Sasa Ciani, F, Croatia (born 2003)
  8. Bilal Coulibaly, F, France (born 2004)
  9. Carlin Davison, F, New Zealand (born 2003)
  10. Thijs De Ridder, F, Belgium (born 2003)
  11. Ege Demir, F/C, Turkey (born 2004)
  12. Nikola Djurisic, G/F, Serbia (born 2004)
  13. Ruben Dominguez, G, Spain (born 2003)
  14. Quinn Ellis, G, Italy (born 2003)
  15. Juan Fernandez, F/C, Spain (born 2002)
  16. Clement Frisch, F, France (born 2002)
  17. Sananda Fru, F, Germany (born 2003)
  18. Gloire Goma, G, Spain (born 2003)
  19. Hassane Gueye, F, France (born 2003)
  20. Ondrej Hanzlik, F, Spain (born 2002)
  21. Nadir Hifi, G/F, France (born 2002)
  22. Tomislav Ivisic, C, Montenegro (born 2003)
  23. Zvonimir Ivisic, C, Montenegro (born 2003)
  24. Ilias Kamardine, G, France (born 2003)
  25. Konstantin Kostadinov, F, Spain (born 2003)
  26. Oleksandr Kovliar, G, Estonia (born 2002)
  27. Liutauras Lelevicius, G, Lithuania (born 2003)
  28. Gilad Levy, C, Israel (born 2002)
  29. Ruben Lopez, F, Spain (born 2002)
  30. Assemian Moulare, G, France (born 2003)
  31. Ousmane N’Diaye, C, Spain (born 2004)
  32. James Nnaji, C, Spain (born 2004)
  33. David Okwera, F, Australia (born 2002)
  34. Daniel Onwenu, G, Brazil (born 2002)
  35. Romain Parmentelot, G, France (born 2004)
  36. Ivan Perasovic, F, Croatia (born 2002)
  37. Mantas Rubstavicius, G, Lithuania (born 2002)
  38. Rayan Rupert, G/F, Australia (born 2004)
  39. Musa Sagnia, F/C, Spain (born 2003)
  40. Marcio Santos, F/C, Brazil (born 2002)
  41. Enzo Shahrvin, F, France (born 2003)
  42. Birahima Sylla, G, France (born 2003)
  43. Dez Andras Tanoh, G, Hungary (born 2002)
  44. Hugo Toom, F, Estonia (born 2002)
  45. Armel Traore, F, France (born 2003)
  46. Ricards Vanags, G/F, Latvia (born 2002)
  47. Tristan Vukcevic, F/C, Serbia (born 2003)
  48. Victor Wembanyama, C, France (born 2004)

Other notable draft-eligible early entrants

  1. Gael Bonilla, F, Mexico City Capitanes (born 2003)
  2. Scoot Henderson, G, G League Ignite (born 2004)
  3. Djordjije Jovanovic, G/F, Ontario Clippers (born 2003)
  4. Leonard Miller, F, G League Ignite (born 2003)
  5. Amen Thompson, G, Overtime Elite (born 2003)
  6. Ausar Thompson, G/F, Overtime Elite (born 2003)

Information from RookieScale.com was used in the creation of this post.

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