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Jon Isaac Pursuing Entering Draft Straight From Prep School

Feb 8, 2016 1:16 PM

Jon Isaac will explore declaring for the 2016 NBA Draft directly from prep school.

Isaac is a 6'10 small forward from IMG Academy and expects to take advantage of a new rule allowing prospects to enter the NBA Draft and return to college if they don't feel good about their projected draft position.

Isaac, 18, and IMG officials expect that he’ll be eligible for the 2016 NBA draft because he started high school in 2011.

Isaac is ranked No. 9 overall in the incoming 2016 class and is a Florida State commit.

Pete Thamel/Sports Illustrated

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January PER Of Top-12 Prospects For 2016 NBA Draft

Feb 4, 2016 12:37 PM

The following are the month-by-month PER of the current top-12 prospects of the 2016 NBA Draft.

Overall PER / January PER / December PER / November PER

Ben Simmons: 28.5 / 25.8 / 35.3 / 27.0

Brandon Ingram: 23.1 / 23.9 / 29.7 / 16.4

Skal Labissiere: 17.2 / 16.0 / 7.4 / 23.1

Dragan Bender: 13.4 / -7.0 / 15.3 / 18.0

Jaylen Brown: 19.0 / 21.7 / 12.8 / 21.9

Kris Dunn: 24.8 / 20.9 / 29.0 / 30.1

Jamal Murray: 17.6 / 19.8 / 15.1 / 16.0

Henry Ellenson: 19.4 / 18.6 / 23.7 / 18.0

Jakob Poeltl: 29.1 / 24.5 / 29.1 / 36.9

Cheick Diallo: 19.6 / 17.8 / 21.7 / NA

Diamond Stone: 27.7 / 26.4 / 33.0 / 21.5

Ivan Rabb: 23.0 / 19.3 / 23.4 / 29.6

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Withdrawal Date For NBA Draft Pushed Back

Jan 14, 2016 1:21 AM

The NCAA Division I council has agreed to push back the date when men's basketball players must remove their names from the NBA draft until late May.

The decision goes into effect this year.

The rule change reverses a 2009 decision that had moved the date to the day before the spring signing period in early April.

 

This move allows players more time to gather information before making a decision.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

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