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U.S. college players who have withdrawn from the 2008 NBA Draft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 PG 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 SF 6-5 191 N/A Wabash College Sr 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Jason Bennett C 7-3 265 N/A Detroit-Mercy So 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Chase Budinger SF 6-7 215 May 22, 1988 Arizona So 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 14, Detroit Pistons 7
Derrick Caracter PF 6-9 276 May 4, 1988 UTEP So 2010 Rnd 2, Pick 28, Los Angeles Lakers 2
DeMarre Carroll SF 6-8 215 Jul 27, 1986 Missouri Jr 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 27, Memphis Grizzlies 9
Charles Carter 6-9 220 N/A Oklahoma Baptist Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Josh Carter SF 6-7 195 Nov 20, 1986 Texas A&M Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Lee Cummard SG 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 6-5 200 Oct 29, 1987 North Carolina So 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 28, Minnesota Timberwolves 9
Alonzo Gee SG/SF 6-6 225 May 29, 1987 Alabama Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 8
Paul Graham III SG 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 9
Lester Hudson PG/SG 6-3 190 Aug 7, 1984 Tennessee-Martin Jr 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 28, Boston Celtics 4
Stefon Jackson SG 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 9
Leo Lyons PF 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 3
Jeremy Pargo PG 6-2 219 Mar 7, 1986 Gonzaga Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 2
Courtney Pigram PG 6-1 195 Nov 14, 1985 East Tennessee State Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
John Reik C 7-2 319 Nov 1, 1989 Tennessee Temple Sr 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Josh Shipp SG 6-5 215 Feb 14, 1986 UCLA Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Kiwan Smith SF 6-7 210 N/A Talladega So 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Ronald Steele PG 6-1 191 Apr 22, 1986 Alabama RS-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 SF 6-6 220 Nov 23, 1985 San Diego State Jr 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Gordon Watt SF 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 PF 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 9 Israel
Victor Claver SF 6-10 235 Aug 30, 1988 1988 DOB 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 22, Portland Trail Blazers 3 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 PF 6-8 226 Oct 2, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 4 Australia
Jonas Jerebko PF 6-10 231 Mar 2, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 Rnd 2, Pick 9, Detroit Pistons 9 Sweden
Mladen Jeremic SG 6-5 190 Jan 9, 1988 1988 DOB 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Serbia
Maksym Kornienko PF 6-9 220 Jun 22, 1987 1987 DOB 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0 Ukraine
Luc Louves PF 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 PF 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 PG 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 10
Darrell Arthur PF 6-9 235 Mar 25, 1988 Kansas So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 27, New Orleans Pelicans 10
D.J. Augustin PG 6-0 183 Nov 10, 1987 Texas So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Charlotte Hornets 10
Jerryd Bayless SG/PG 6-3 210 Aug 20, 1988 Arizona Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Indiana Pacers 10
Michael Beasley PF/SF 6-9 235 Jan 9, 1989 Kansas State Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Miami Heat 10
Keith Brumbaugh PF 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 9
Chris Douglas-Roberts SG 6-7 210 Jan 8, 1987 Memphis Jr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 10, New Jersey Nets 6
C.J. Giles C 6-11 240 Sep 26, 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 10
Jamont Gordon SG 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 RS-Jr * 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted 0
Richard Hendrix PF 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 NC State Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 19, Cleveland Cavaliers 8
George Hill PG/SG 6-3 188 May 4, 1986 IUPUI Jr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 26, San Antonio Spurs 10
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 PF 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 10
Kosta Koufos C 7-0 265 Feb 24, 1989 Ohio State Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 23, Utah Jazz 10
Brook Lopez C 7-0 270 Apr 1, 1988 Stanford So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 10, New Jersey Nets 10
Robin Lopez C/PF 7-0 275 Apr 1, 1988 Stanford So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Phoenix Suns 10
Kevin Love PF/C 6-10 251 Sep 7, 1988 UCLA Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Memphis Grizzlies 10
O.J. Mayo SG 6-5 210 Nov 5, 1987 USC Fr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Minnesota Timberwolves 8
Luc Mbah a Moute SF 6-8 230 Sep 9, 1986 UCLA Jr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 7, Milwaukee Bucks 10
JaVale McGee C/PF 7-0 270 Jan 19, 1988 Nevada So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 18, Washington Wizards 10
Kojo Mensah PG 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 PG 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 10
Brandon Rush SG 6-6 220 Jul 7, 1985 Kansas Jr * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 13, Portland Trail Blazers 10
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 10
Henry Walker SG/SF 6-6 235 Oct 9, 1987 Kansas State Fr * 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 17, Washington Wizards 5
Russell Westbrook PG 6-3 200 Nov 12, 1988 UCLA So * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Seattle SuperSonics 10

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 8 France
Nicolas Batum SG/SF 6-8 200 Dec 14, 1988 1988 DOB * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 25, Houston Rockets 10 France
Danilo Gallinari SF 6-10 225 Aug 8, 1988 1988 DOB * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 6, New York Knicks 10 Italy
Serge Ibaka PF/C 6-10 235 Sep 18, 1989 1989 DOB * 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 24, Seattle SuperSonics 9 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