We're still a few months away from the NBA draft on June 25 at the Barclays Center, but plenty of players are already thinking about their chance to go pro.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there's a possibility the date of the draft could be pushed back. Top players like Memphis's James Wiseman and Georgia's Anthony Edwards have stated their intentions to enter the draft, and many others will declare in the coming weeks. If NBA prospects sign with an agent, they give up their NCAA eligibility and chance to return to school. Because of this, some players simply test the waters and leave open the option to continue their college careers.
Here are all the players planning to enter the 2020 NBA draft:
A.J. Lawson—South Carolina, Guard
South Carolina's A.J. Lawson will declare for the 2020 NBA draft, but maintaining his eligibility. In his first season with the Gamecocks, Lawson averaged 13.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists.
Ty-Shon Alexander—Creighton, Guard
Alexander will test the waters after being a first-team All-Big East performer during the 2019-20 campaign, ranking third in the conference in scoring (16.9 points per game), second in free-throw shooting (86.0%) and sixth in three-point shooting (39.9%).
Precious Achiuwa–Memphis, Forward
Achiuwa announced on Instagram that he has declared for the NBA draft and told ESPN that he intends to hire an agent. He averaged 15.8 points, 10.8 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and 1.1 steals this season, becoming one of the most versatile defenders in the country.
Flip Petrusev—Gonzaga, Forward
Petrusev is entering the NBA draft, but not hiring an agent. He was one of the best scoring big men in the country last season, averaging 17.5 points per game on 56% shooting from the field.
Cole Anthony–UNC, Point Guard
Anthony will enter the NBA draft after playing one season at UNC. The freshman's season was interrupted when he was sidelined for 11 games with a knee injury, but he averaged 18.5 points and 5.7 rebounds in 22 games.
Deni Avdija–Maccabi Tel Aviv, Forward
Avdija will enter the NBA draft after playing for Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Israeli Basketball Premier League and the EuroLeague while averaging seven points, four rebounds and 1.6 assists in 19 minutes per game. The 19-year-old helped lead Israel to a gold medal last summer in the FIBA U20 European Championship, where he was named MVP.
Tyler Bey–Colorado, Guard
The junior wing averaged 14 points and nine rebounds per game during his junior season with the Buffalos. He entered the draft process last year but chose to return to school after a few weeks.
Jordan Burns–Colgate, Guard
Burns announced on Twitter that he will enter his name in the draft process but will keep his options open and retain his eligibility. The junior averaged 15.8 points, 3.1 rebounds and 4.5 assists this season.
Jared Butler–Baylor, Guard
Butler is entering his name in the draft pool but plans to keep his eligibility. The sophomore averaged a team-high 16 points in 30 games for Baylor and earned All-Big 12 honors.
Vernon Carey Jr.—Duke, Forward
Duke forward Vernon Carey Jr. will enter the NBA draft. Carey, who averaged 17.8 points and 8.8 rebounds, is will likely be a first-round pick.
Marcus Carr–Minnesota, Point Guard
Carr announced on Instagram that he will declare for the draft but not hire an agent. The sophomore averaged 15.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 6.7 assists this season with the Gophers.
Kofi Cockburn–Illinois, Center
Cockburn announced his decision to declare for the draft on Instagram. He was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year while averaging 13.3 points per game and leading the Illini with 8.8 rebounds.
Jalen Crutcher—Dayton, Guard
Crutcher is entering the draft, but the junior guard might potentially return to school. He averaged 15 points and five assists per game last season.
Devon Daniels—N.C. State, Guard
Daniels logged 24 starts in 2019-20, averaging 12.7 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. The Utah transfer had five games of 15-plus points in the final month of his college career.
Nate Darling–Delaware, Guard
Darling said on Twitter that he plans to test the draft waters and will maintain his eligibility. The Delaware transfer averaged 21 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists this season.
Devon Dotson–Kansas, Guard
In a letter to Kansas fans, Dotson said he intends to sign with an agent and forgo his eligibility to enter the NBA draft. The sophomore averaged 18.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.0 assists last season while leading lead Kansas to the No. 1 final ranking in the Associated Press poll. Prior to the season being canceled, Dotson helped the Jayhawks reach a 16-game winning streak.
Anthony Edwards–Georgia, Guard
Edwards, a potential No. 1 pick, told 247Sports on March 20 that he will declare for the draft. He is currently ranked as the top prospect on Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo's latest NBA Draft big board. The 6'5" guard averaged 19.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game in his lone season with the Bulldogs, shooting 40.2% from the field and 29.4% from three.
D.J. Funderburk—N.C. State, Forward
Funderburk is one of two players redshirt seniors leaving the Wolfpack, according to head coach Kevin Keatts. Funderburk exits the program after averaging 12.8 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in 2019-20.
Malachi Flynn–San Diego State, Guard
Flynn told ESPN that he will forgo his remaining college eligibility and enter the 2020 NBA draft. He averaged 17.6 points and 5.1 assists per game last season and was named Mountain West Player and Defensive Player of the Year.
Luke Garza—Iowa, Forward
The 2019-20 Big Ten Player of the Year averaged 23.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game as a junior, becoming just the second Iowa player since 1952 to earn All-American honors. Garza will maintain his eligibility for a potential senior season.
Josh Green—Arizona, Forward
Green has a 6-foot-10 wingspan and 210-pound frame and averaged 11.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.5 steals per game for the Wildcats last season while shooting 36% from three-point range.
Ashton Hagans—Kentucky, Guard
Hagans has decided to forgo his final two seasons of eligibility with the Wildcats to enter the 2020 NBA draft. He averaged 11.5 points, 6.4 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 1.9 steals last season.
Tyrese Haliburton–Iowa State, Guard
Haliburton, one of the top draft prospects at point guard, told ESPN that he plans to enter the draft. The sophomore averaged 15.2 points, 6.5 assists, 5.9 rebounds before his season was cut short in February when he fractured his left wrist.
Jalen Harris—Nevada, Guard
Nevada guard Jalen Harris has declared for the NBA draft, according to ESPN's Jonathan Givony. He averaged 21.7 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists during the 2019-20 season while being named to the All-Mountain West Conference first team.
Killian Hayes–Ratiopharm Ulm, Point Guard
Hayes, who plays in Germany, told ESPN that he has submitted his paperwork to the NBA to declare for the draft. He averaged 2.0 points and 5.6 assists per game this season for Ratiopharm Ulm and is considered a top 10 draft prospect.
Elijah Hughes–Syracuse, Small Forward
Hughes announced on Twitter his plans to enter the draft. He led the ACC in scoring (18.6 points per game) and minutes played this season as a redshirt junior. Hughes confirmed his decision to stay in the NBA draft and forgo his senior senior on Monday, per Jeff Goodman.
Ferron Hunt—SMU, Forward
The sophomore has declared for the NBA draft and will test the process, per Stadium's Jeff Goodman. Hunt averaged 11 points and 6.7 rebounds this past season.
Isaiah Joe–Arkansas, Guard
Arkansas coach Eric Musselman announced Joe will enter the NBA draft but has not hired an agent. Joe averaged 16.9 points and 4.1 rebounds per game in his sophomore season and led the SEC in three-point goals.
Tre Jones–Duke, Point Guard
Jones, the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, told ESPN on March 21 that he will enter the draft. The sophomore averaged 16.2 points, 6.4 assists, 4.2 rebounds while shooting 42.3% from the floor this season. Jones's older brother Tyus Jones plays for the Memphis Grizzlies.
Corey Kispert–Gonzaga, Forward
Kispert plans to test the draft waters but will retain his college eligibility and not hire an agent. The junior averaged 13.9 points and four rebounds with an 81% free throw percentage this season.
Saben Lee–Vanderbilt, Point Guard
Lee announced on Instagram that he plans to enter the draft, and a Vanderbilt spokesperson told 247Sports that Lee will not forgo his eligibility but is simply testing the draft waters. The junior point guard averaged 18.6 points per game and 4.2 assists in 32 games with the Commodores.
Kira Lewis Jr.–Alabama, Guard
Lewis announced that he will enter his name in the NBA draft field. The guard orginially said that that he would maintain his eligibility, but he later decided to stay in the draft and hire an agent. Lewis earned All-SEC first-team honors and led Alabama in scoring (18.5), assists (5.2), steals (1.8) per game.
Isaiah Livers–Michigan, Forward
Livers plans to enter the draft process but will not hire an agent, the university announced. The junior started 21 games for the Wolverines this season and averaged a team-high 12.9 points per game.
Cam Mack–Nebraska, Guard
Mack announced on Instagram on March 13 that he would declare for the NBA draft. He said he would keep his eligibility open by not hiring an agent. The guard averaging 12.0 points, 6.4 assists and 4.5 rebounds in 12 games this season before being suspended indefinitely by Nebraska on March 7.
Theo Maledon–France (ASVEL), Guard
French point guard Maledon, 18, is declaring for the draft after spending time in the Euroleague and French LNB (ASVEL). In 2019-20, Maledon was shaping up to win the Euroleague Rising Star award while averaging 7.1 points and 2.3 assists in 17 minutes. He is projected to be a lottery pick in Jeremy Woo's latest mock draft.
Denzel Mahoney–Creighton, Guard
Mahoney will test the draft waters and keep his options open to return to school next season. The junior averaged 12 points and 3.1 rebounds with the Bluejays this season.
Sandro Mamukelashvili–Seton Hall, Forward
Mamukelashvili told NJ.com on March 20 that he will test the draft waters and is not currently hiring an agent. The 6'11" junior will have the option to return to school next year if he doesn't hire representation. He averaged 11.9 points and 6.0 rebounds.
Mane, an international prospect from Canada, has submitted draft paperwork to the league but not hired an agent. He meets the NBA's age requirement since he turned 19 last May.
Nico Mannion–Arizona, Point Guard
Mannion said on Twitter that he will enter the NBA draft after one season at Arizona. After the Wildcats' regular-season finale loss to Washington, coach Sean Miller said Mannion planned to declare for the draft. The freshman shot 39% from the field and averaged 14 points in 32 starts.
Naji Marshall—Xavier, Forward
Marshall, a junior forward, has declared for the 2020 NBA draft. He averaged 17 points and six rebounds per game last year.
Kenyon Martin Jr.—IMG Academy, Forward
IMG Academy forward Kenyon Martin Jr. has declared for the 2020 NBA draft, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Martin took part in a post-graduate year at IMG after graduating from Sierra Canyon High School in the spring of 2019.
Remy Martin–Arizona State, Guard
Martin announced that he will enter the NBA draft. The junior averaged 19.1 points, 3.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists during the 2019 season.
Tyrese Maxey–Kentucky, Guard
Maxey announced his decision on Twitter to declare for the NBA draft. The freshman averaged 14.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists for the Wildcats. He scored a season-high 27 points against No. 3 Louisville on Dec. 28.
Mac McClung–Georgetown, Guard
McClung announced that he is entering the NBA draft while maintaining his eligibility. The guard is coming off a sophomore season in which he averaged 15.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 21 games.
EJ Montgomery–Kentucky, Forward
Montgomery will enter the draft after two years with Kentucky. The 6'10" forward made 25 starts in 2019-20, though he averaged just 6.1 points per game.
Aaron Nesmith–Vanderbilt, Guard
Nesmith announced on Instagram that he will forgo his final two years of eligibility and declare for the draft. The sophomore averaged 23 points and 4.9 rebounds in 14 games before his season was cut short due to a stress fracture in his foot.
Zeke Nnaji–Arizona, Forward
Nnaji announced on Twitter that he will declare for the NBA draft. The freshman big man earned Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and All-Pac-12 first-team honors.
Jordan Nwora–Lousiville, Forward
Nwora announced on Twitter that he will declare for the draft. The junior averaged 18 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game this season. 247 Sports reports Nwora is not leaving his options open and intends to forgo his college eligibility.
Onyeka Okongwu–USC, Forward
Isaac Okoro–Auburn, Forward
Auburn coach Bruce Pearl told reporters on March 20 that Okoro will go through the pre-draft evaluation process. The freshman forward is expected to leave the door open for a possible return to the Tigers, but if he gets drafted, he'll be the first one-and-done in program history. Okoro averaged 12.9 points and 4.4 assists in 28 games started this season.
Daniel Oturu–Minnesota, Forward
Oturu told ESPN he was leaving Minnesota for the NBA. He averaged 20 points, 11 rebounds per game as a sophomore in 2019-20.
Reggie Perry—Miss State, Forward
2019-20 SEC co-Player of the Year is headed to the draft after averaging 17.4 points and 10.1 rebounds per game during his sophomore season at Mississippi State.
John Petty–Alabama, Guard
Oats also announced Petty will test the draft waters but isn't expected to hire an agent. Petty led the SEC in three-point shooting percentage (.440) and averaged 14.5 points per game.
Xavier Pinson—Missouri, Guard
Pinson will test the draft waters but retain his eligibility, the school announced. The sophomore guard averaged 11.1 points and shoot 40% from the field last season.
Immanuel Quickley–Kentucky, Guard
Quickley announced his plans to forgo his eligibility and enter the draft. The 2020 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year led the Wildcats with 16.1 points per game and ended the season on a 20-game double-figure scoring streak.
Nick Richards–Kentucky, Forward
Richards plans to forgo his eligibility and sign with an agent prior to the draft. He averaged 14 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in 31 games last season.
Paul Reed—DePaul, Forward
Reed told The Athletic's Shams Charania that he would be foregoing his senior season and heading to the draft. Reed averaged 15.1 points and 10.7 rebounds per game in 29 games with the Blue Demons in 2019-20.
Jay Scrubb—Louisville Signee, Guard
Scrubb will take part in the NBA draft evaluation process before deciding whether to turn pro or enroll at Louisville, per 247Sports' Evan Daniels. He is the top-rated JUCO player in the country, per the 247Sports Composite ranking.
Chris Smith–UCLA, Forward
Smith told ESPN that will enter the NBA draft. The junior recently earned the Pac-12 Most Improved Player honor as well as All-Pac-12 First-Team after averaging 13.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game for the Bruins.
Jalen Smith–Maryland, Forward
Smith announced on Twitter that he plans to enter the NBA draft. The sophomore averaged 15.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game this season. Smith earned first-team All-Big Ten honors and was a third-team AP All-American.
Mitchell Smith—Missouri, Forward
The junior forward averaged just 5.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game last season but showed marked improvement from his sophomore to junior season.
Stef Smith–Vermont, Guard
Smith has declared for the draft but will retain his eligibility, according to CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein. The junior averaged 14.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 33 games this season.
Chris Vogt–Cincinnati, Center
Vogt will enter the NBA draft but plans to maintain his eligibility in case he wants to return for his senior season. He averaged 11 points and 5.9 rebounds this season with the Bearcats.
Cassius Stanley–Duke, Guard
Stanley shared his decision to enter the draft on Twitter. The freshman guard averaged 12.6 points and 4.9 rebounds, while shooting .474 from the field
Isaiah Stewart—Washington, Forward
The 6'9" forward earned All-Pac-12 first-team honors as a freshman as he averaged 17 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game. He shot 59% on two-pointers and 77% from the free-throw line in 2019-20.
MaCio Teague–Baylor, Guard
Xavier Tillman–Michigan State, Center
Tillman announced on Twitter that he will test the draft waters but keep his college eligibility. The junior averaged 14.2 points and 10.6 rebounds this season and was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.
Jeremiah Tilmon—Missouri, Forward
Tilmon missed most of SEC play in 2019-20 with a foot injury, playing a combined 19 minutes through the first 14 games before returning for the final four games of the season. He averaged 8.2 points and 4.4 rebounds in just 17 games.
Obi Toppin–Dayton, Forward
The lone unanimous selection to the 2019-20 AP All-American Team declared for the NBA Draft in a Twitter video released on Wednesday. Toppin averaged 20 points and 7.5 rebounds per game as a sophomore, ranking No. 4 in the nation in effective field goal percentage.
Jordan Tucker—Butler, Forward
The Duke transfer logged two seasons at Butler before announcing his decision to enter the NBA Draft on Thursday. Tucker averaged 8.9 points per game this season while shooting 35.7% from three.
Devin Vassell–Florida State, Guard
Vassell announced on Twitter he will leave school to declare for the draft. The sophomore led the Seminoles in scoring this season with 12.7 points per game and earned All-ACC second-team honors.
Trendon Watford—LSU, Forward
Watford announced on Twitter that he will declare for the draft. The freshman averaged 13.6 points and 7.2 rebounds per game, ranking sixth in the SEC in rebounding. Watford earned All-SEC freshman team honors.
Kaleb Wesson, Ohio State, Forward
Wesson earned All-Big Ten honors in 2019-20 as he averaged 14 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. He also earned Big Ten All-Freshman honors in 2017-18.
Romello White—Arizona State, Forward
White announced on Instagram that he will enter the draft to receive pre-draft feedback. White averaged 10.2 points and 8.8 rebounds per game, ranking second in the Pac-12 in rebounds.
James Wiseman–Memphis, Forward
Wiseman announced on Dec. 19, 2019, that he would leave Memphis to prepare for the draft. Eight days later, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Wiseman would hire an agent with Excel Sports Management. Wiseman's departure from the Tigers came amid the 12-game suspension he received after the NCAA discovered his mother accepted money from coach Penny Hardaway in 2017. In three games, the freshman forward averaged 19.7 points and 10.7 rebounds.
Robert Woodard II—Mississippi State, Guard
The 6'7" sophomore averaged 11.4 points and 6.5 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs in 2019-20, shooting 42.9% from three. Mississippi State sat No. 4 in the SEC at 20–11 when the season was canceled.
McKinley Wright–Colorado, Guard
Colorado coach Tad Boyle told media members that Wright will enter his name in the draft process and keep his options open. Wright averaged 14.4 points and 5.7 rebounds this season with the Buffaloes.