On Tuesday, the NBA officially announced the 48 players who have declared early for the draft. The deadline to withdraw from the 2015 NBA Draft was Sunday.
Among the names were freshmen Karl-Anthony Towns of Kentucky and Duke’s Jahlil Okafor, both vying to be the No. 1 overall pick on Thursday, June 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Six of the first nine picks, according to DraftExpress.com, are players who have declared early, with the other three being international players, including former SMU commit Emmanuel Mudiay.
Here is the complete list:
Cliff Alexander, Kansas, Fr.
Justin Anderson, Virginia, Jr.
Brandon Ashley, Arizona, Jr.
Devin Booker, Kentucky, Fr.
Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky, Jr.
Sam Dekker, Wisconsin, Jr.
Michael Frazier, Florida, Jr.
Olivier Hanlan, Boston College, Jr.
Montrezl Harrell, Louisville, Jr.
Aaron Harrison, Kentucky, So.
Andrew Harrison, Kentucky, So.
Tyler Harvey, Eastern Washington, So.
Jerome Hill, Gardner-Webb, Jr.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Arizona, So.
R.J. Hunter, Georgia State, Jr.
Vince Hunter, UTEP, So.
Charles Jackson, Tennessee Tech, Jr.
Dakari Johnson, Kentucky, So.
Stanley Johnson, Arizona, Fr.
Tyus Jones, Duke, Fr.
Trevor Lacey, N.C. State, Jr.
Kevon Looney, UCLA, Fr.
Trey Lyles, Kentucky, Fr.
Jarell Martin, LSU, So.
Chris McCullough, Syracuse, Fr.
Jordan Mickey, LSU, So.
Jahlil Okafor, Duke, Fr.
Kelly Oubre, Kansas, Fr.
Ashton Pankey, Manhattan, Jr.
Cameron Payne, Murray State, So.
Terran Petteway, Nebraska, Jr.
Walter Pitchford, Nebraska, Jr.
Bobby Portis, Arkansas, So.
Michael Qualls, Arkansas, Jr.
Terry Rozier, Louisville, So.
D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State, Fr.
Satnam Singh, IMG Academy (Florida)
Jherrod Stiggers, Houston, Jr.
Deonta Stocks, West Georgia, So.
Aaron Thomas, Florida State, Jr.
J.P. Tokoto, North Carolina, Jr.
Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky, Fr.
Myles Turner, Texas, Fr.
Robert Upshaw, Washington, So.
Rashad Vaughn, UNLV, Fr.
Chris Walker, Florida, So.
Justise Winslow, Duke, Fr.
Christian Wood, UNLV, So.
Here are the notable players returning to school:
Grayson Allen, Duke, Fr.
Zach Auguste, Notre Dame, So.
Ron Baker, Wichita State, Jr.
James Blackmon, Indiana, Fr.
Amida Brimah, UConn, So.
Kris Dunn, Providence, Jr.
Perry Ellis, Kansas, Jr.
Yogi Ferrell, Indiana, Jr.
Dorian Finney-Smith, Florida, Jr.
Marcus Foster, Kansas State, So.
A.J. Hammons, Purdue, Jr.
Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin, So.
Buddy Hield, Oklahoma, Jr.
Demetrius Jackson, Notre Dame, So.
Justin Jackson, North Carolina, Fr.
Brice Johnson, North Carolina, Jr.
Damian Jones, Vanderbilt, So.
Jake Layman, Maryland, Jr.
Marcus Lee, Kentucky, So.
Shawn Long, Louisiana, Jr.
Caris LeVert, Michigan, Jr.
E.C. Mathews, Rhode Island, So.
Chris Obekpa, St. John’s, So.
Marcus Paige, North Carolina, Fr.
Jakob Poeltl, Utah, Fr.
Malik Pope, San Diego State, Fr.
Alex Poythress, Kentucky, Jr.
Devin Robinson, Florida, Fr.
Domas Sabonis, Gonzaga, Fr.
Josh Scott, Colorado, Jr.
Wayne Selden, Kansas, So.
Winston Shepard III, San Diego State, Jr.
D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera, Georgetown, Jr.
Kaleb Tarczewski, Arizona, Jr.
Isaiah Taylor, Texas, So.
Melo Trimble, Maryland, Fr.
Tyler Ulis, Kentucky, Fr.
Fred VanVleet, Wichita State, Jr.
Tyrone Wallace, California, Jr.
Isaiah Whitehead, Seton Hall, Fr.
Troy Williams, Indiana, So.
Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga, Jr.