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French Prospect Jonathan Jeanne Will Not Enter 2016 NBA Draft

Apr 26, 2016 12:00 PM

7'2" French center Jonathan Jeanne will not enter the 2016 NBA Draft.

Jeanne was ranked 23rd on DraftExpress' Top 100 and currently plays for Le Mans in France. He will turn 19 in June.

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USA Men's Basketball Team Announces Summer Schedule

Apr 25, 2016 12:35 PM

The US Men's Basketball Team has announced their US schedule for games and training ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

They will play July 22 in Las Vegas, July 24 in Los Angeles (at Staples Center), July 26 in Oakland (at Oracle Arena), July 29 in Chicago (at the United Center) and August 1 in Houston (at the Toyota Center).

Team USA's first game in Brazil will be August 6 vs. China.

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Report: Anthony Bennett Could Sign In Australia

Apr 19, 2016 9:17 PM

Anthony Bennett could be joining the Sydney Kings next season, according to a report out of Australia.

Sydney GM Jeff Van Groningen is visiting Las Vegas during his current United States' scouting trip.

Bennett was the first overall pick in 2013 out of UNLV by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Bennett was part of the Andrew Wiggins-Kevin Love trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves and lasted just one season there as well. Bennett was waived by the Toronto Raptors this season in February.

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Juan Hernangomez Declares For NBA Draft

Apr 18, 2016 2:40 PM

Juan Hernangomez has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft.

Hernangomez is currently projected to go 28th overall in the latest DraftExpress mock draft.

Hernangomez is a 6'9, 20-year-old forward for Estudiantes.

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Zhou Qi Declares For NBA Draft

Apr 15, 2016 10:46 AM

Zhou Qi will declare for the 2016 NBA Draft.

Zhou, a 7'2 prospect, could become a first round selection as front office executives from the NBA have been closely monitoring his two seasons with Xinjiang.

Zhou, 20 and listed at 210 pounds, averaged 15.8 points, 9.8 rebounds and 3.2 blocks this season for Xinjiang, which had a 30-8 record.

DraftExpress currently has Zhou at No. 27 in their latest mock draft.

 

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Dragan Bender Declares For NBA Draft

Apr 6, 2016 11:24 AM

Dragan Bender officially entered the 2016 NBA Draft, according to his agent Doug Neustadt.

Bender is expected to be a top-10 pick in the draft.

Bender plays overseas for Maccabi Tel Aviv where he's averaging 4.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 12.3 minutes per game.

Bender turned 18 in November and is seven feet tall.

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