2008 NBA Draft Early Entrant & Withdrawal List

U.S. college players who have withdrawn from the 2008 NBA Draft

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date College Class Draft Status YOS
A.J. Abrams G 5-11 160 Oct 16, 1986 Texas Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Josh Akognon PG 5-11 175 Feb 10, 1986 Cal State Fullerton Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 1
Antonio Anderson SG 6-6 215 Jun 5, 1985 Memphis Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 1
Derek Bailey F 6-5 191 N/A Wabash Valley Sr 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Jason Bennett C 7-3 265 N/A Detroit So 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Chase Budinger SF 6-7 209 May 22, 1988 Arizona So 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 14, Detroit Pistons 5
Derrick Caracter PF 6-9 275 May 4, 1988 UTEP So 2010 Rnd 2, Pick 28, Los Angeles Lakers 2
DeMarre Carroll SF 6-8 212 Jul 27, 1986 Missouri Jr 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 27, Memphis Grizzlies 5
Charles Carter 6-9 220 N/A Oklahoma Baptist Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Josh Carter F 6-7 195 Nov 20, 1986 Texas A&M Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Lee Cummard G 6-7 190 Mar 31, 1985 Brigham Young Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Robert Dozier SF/PF 6-9 215 Nov 6, 1985 Memphis Jr 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 30, Miami Heat 0
Wayne Ellington SG 6-4 200 Oct 29, 1987 North Carolina So 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 28, Minnesota Timberwolves 5
Alonzo Gee SG/SF 6-6 219 May 29, 1987 Alabama Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 5
Paul Graham III G 6-5 190 Dec 2, 1985 Florida Atlantic Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Danny Green SG 6-6 215 Jun 22, 1987 North Carolina Jr 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 16, Cleveland Cavaliers 5
Lester Hudson PG/SG 6-3 190 Aug 7, 1984 Tennessee-Martin Jr 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 28, Boston Celtics 3
Stefon Jackson G 6-5 185 May 7, 1985 UTEP Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Ty Lawson PG 5-11 195 Nov 3, 1987 North Carolina So 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 18, Minnesota Timberwolves 5
Leo Lyons F 6-9 240 May 25, 1987 Missouri Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Jerel McNeal PG/SG 6-3 200 Jul 1, 1987 Marquette Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 2
Jeremy Pargo PG 6-2 219 Mar 7, 1986 Gonzaga Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 2
Courtney Pigram G 6-1 195 Nov 14, 1985 East Tennessee State Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
John Riek C 7-2 319 Nov 1, 1989 Tennessee Temple Sr 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Josh Shipp G 6-5 215 Feb 14, 1986 UCLA Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Kiwan Smith F 6-7 210 N/A Talladega So 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Ronald Steele G 6-1 191 Apr 22, 1986 Alabama Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Robert Vaden SG/PF 6-5 220 Mar 3, 1985 UAB Jr 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 24, Charlotte Hornets 1
Lorrenzo Wade F 6-6 220 Nov 23, 1985 San Diego State Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Gordon Watt F 6-6 213 Mar 20, 1986 Houston Baptist Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Raymond Wright PF 6-9 220 Apr 11, 1985 Arkansas-Monticello Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0

International players who have withdrawn from the 2008 NBA Draft

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Class Draft Status YOS Nationality
Rodrigue Beaubois PG 6-1 183 Feb 24, 1988 1988 DOB 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 25, Oklahoma City Thunder 4 France
Mikheil Berishvili F 6-8 200 Dec 4, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Georgia
Omri Casspi SF 6-9 225 Jun 22, 1988 1988 DOB 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 23, Sacramento Kings 5 Israel
Victor Claver SF 6-10 235 Aug 30, 1988 1988 DOB 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 22, Portland Trail Blazers 2 Spain
Nando De Colo SG 6-5 195 Jun 23, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 23, San Antonio Spurs 2 France
Sergey Ilin 7-6 220 Oct 8, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Ukraine
Joe Ingles F 6-8 209 Oct 2, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Australia
Jonas Jerebko PF 6-10 231 Mar 2, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 9, Detroit Pistons 5 Sweden
Mladen Jeremic SG 6-5 190 Jan 9, 1988 1988 DOB 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Serbia
Maxym Korniyenko PF 6-9 220 Jun 22, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Ukraine
Luc Louves F 6-10 210 Feb 22, 1989 1989 DOB 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 France
Rudy Mbemba PG 5-11 195 Aug 29, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Sweden
Henk Norel F 7-0 230 Sep 17, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 17, Minnesota Timberwolves 0 Netherlands
Maxim Sheleketo SF 6-7 230 Jan 4, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Russia
Giorgi Shermadini C 7-1 250 Apr 2, 1989 1989 DOB 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Georgia
Maksym Vilkhovetskyi G 6-1 195 Nov 26, 1988 1988 DOB 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Ukraine
Ronalds Zakis PF 6-10 230 Jul 8, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Latvia

U.S. college players who remain early entry candidates in the 2008 NBA Draft

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Pre-Draft Team Class Draft Status YOS
Joe Alexander SF 6-8 230 Dec 26, 1986 West Virginia Jr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Milwaukee Bucks 3
Ryan Anderson PF 6-10 240 May 6, 1988 California So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 21, New Jersey Nets 6
Darrell Arthur PF 6-9 235 Mar 25, 1988 Kansas So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 27, New Orleans Pelicans 6
D.J. Augustin PG 6-0 183 Nov 10, 1987 Texas So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Charlotte Hornets 6
Jerryd Bayless SG/PG 6-3 200 Aug 20, 1988 Arizona Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Indiana Pacers 6
Michael Beasley PF/SF 6-9 235 Jan 9, 1989 Kansas State Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Miami Heat 6
Keith Brumbaugh F 6-10 215 Jul 30, 1985 Hillsborough CC Jr * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Mario Chalmers PG 6-2 190 May 19, 1986 Kansas Jr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Minnesota Timberwolves 6
Chris Douglas-Roberts SG 6-7 210 Jan 8, 1987 Memphis Jr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 10, New Jersey Nets 5
C.J. Giles C 6-11 240 Sep 25, 1985 Oregon State Jr * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Eric Gordon SG 6-4 215 Dec 25, 1988 Indiana Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Los Angeles Clippers 6
Jamont Gordon G 6-4 220 Mar 16, 1987 Mississippi State Jr * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Donte Greene PF 6-11 226 Feb 21, 1988 Syracuse Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 28, Memphis Grizzlies 5
Kalen Grimes PF 6-9 250 Aug 31, 1985 Missouri Jr * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Richard Hendrix F 6-9 264 Nov 15, 1986 Alabama Jr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 19, Golden State Warriors 1
J.J. Hickson PF/C 6-9 242 Sep 4, 1988 North Carolina State Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 19, Cleveland Cavaliers 6
George Hill PG/SG 6-3 188 May 4, 1986 IUPUI Jr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 26, San Antonio Spurs 6
Reggie Huffman SF 6-7 216 Nov 2, 1982 UAB Jr * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Shawn James C 6-10 225 Sep 10, 1983 Duquesne Jr * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Davon Jefferson F 6-8 220 Nov 3, 1986 USC So * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
DeAndre Jordan C 6-11 265 Jul 21, 1988 Texas A&M Fr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 5, Los Angeles Clippers 6
Kosta Koufos C 7-0 265 Feb 24, 1989 Ohio State Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 23, Utah Jazz 6
Brook Lopez C 7-0 275 Apr 1, 1988 Stanford So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 10, New Jersey Nets 6
Robin Lopez C/PF 7-0 265 Apr 1, 1988 Stanford So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Phoenix Suns 6
Kevin Love PF/C 6-10 243 Sep 7, 1988 UCLA Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Memphis Grizzlies 6
O.J. Mayo SG 6-5 200 Nov 5, 1987 USC Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Minnesota Timberwolves 6
Luc Mbah a Moute SF 6-8 230 Sep 9, 1986 UCLA Jr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 7, Milwaukee Bucks 6
JaVale McGee C/PF 7-0 252 Jan 19, 1988 Nevada So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 18, Washington Wizards 6
Kojo Mensah G 6-1 180 Apr 1, 1985 Duquesne Jr * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Trent Plaisted PF/C 6-11 245 Oct 20, 1986 Brigham Young Jr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 16, Seattle SuperSonics 0
Bruce Price G 6-3 200 Mar 24, 1983 Tennessee State Jr * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Anthony Randolph PF 6-11 225 Jul 15, 1989 LSU Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 14, Golden State Warriors 6
JaJuan Robinson PG 5-10 170 Apr 3, 1984 Lincoln University So (Ineligible) * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Derrick Rose PG 6-3 190 Oct 4, 1988 Memphis Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Chicago Bulls 6
Brandon Rush SG 6-6 233 Jul 7, 1985 Kansas Jr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 13, Portland Trail Blazers 6
Walter Sharpe PF 6-9 245 Jul 18, 1986 UAB Jr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 2, Seattle SuperSonics 1
Marreese Speights PF/C 6-10 255 Aug 4, 1987 Florida So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 16, Philadelphia Sixers 6
Henry Walker SG/SF 6-6 220 Oct 9, 1987 Kansas State Fr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 17, Washington Wizards 4
Russell Westbrook PG 6-3 200 Nov 12, 1988 UCLA So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Seattle SuperSonics 6

International players who remain early entry candidates in the 2008 NBA Draft

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Class Draft Status YOS Nationality
Alexis Ajinca C 7-2 248 May 6, 1988 1988 DOB * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 20, Charlotte Hornets 4 France
Nicolas Batum SF 6-8 225 Dec 14, 1988 1988 DOB * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 25, Houston Rockets 6 France
Danilo Gallinari SF 6-10 225 Aug 8, 1988 1988 DOB * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 6, New York Knicks 6 Italy
Serge Ibaka PF/C 6-10 245 Sep 18, 1989 1989 DOB * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 24, Seattle SuperSonics 5 Republic of the Congo / Spain
Ante Tomic C 7-1 225 Feb 17, 1987 1987 DOB * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 14, Utah Jazz 0 Croatia