There have been rumors that Lithuanian center Jonas Valanciunas will pull out of the draft if his complicated buyout deal is not completed.

“My feeling is that Valanciunas will pull out (of the draft) if he can’t negotiate a buyout,” said Ryan Blake, the NBA’s co-director of scouting.

Valanciunas’ agent, Leon Rose, has hired one of the top lawyers in Europe to attempt to negotiate the buyout.

Lietuvos Rytas has hired Serbian agent Misko Raznatovic to represent the team in discussions, according to DraftExpress.