Thon Maker cleared to enter 2016 NBA draft

Thursday April 14th, 2016

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Australian forward Thon Maker has been ruled eligible to enter the 2016 NBA draft, reports Chad Ford of ESPN. 

Maker declared for the draft a few weeks ago and was waiting for the NBA to rule on his eligibility because he had not left high school. However, Maker, 19, is the required age for a player in the draft, and did graduate in 2015 despite deciding to spend another year at Athlete Institute in Ontario, Canada. 

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The 7' 0", 218-pound forward is currently working with trainer Drew Hanlen in Myrtle Beach, S.C. 

Maker is ranked No. 22 on’s latest big board

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