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NBA Draft Combine Participants List

NBA Draft Combine Participants List
May 11, 2011, 05:52 pm
Next week all 30 NBA teams will convene in Chicago to evaluate most of the top players in this year's draft class. While the official NBA Draft Combine has been stripped of virtually all competitive on-court action in recent years, NBA teams still place great stock in the combine for other reasons.

In addition to athletic measurements and testing, along with some light on-court drills, every player is put through an official NBA physical, which is dispersed to all 30 teams. Further, players are available for private interviews with NBA teams, which are a noteworthy part of the evaluation process for many.

Participants List for the 2011 NBA Draft Combine:

Keith Benson, Oakland
Marshon Brooks, Providence
Alec Burks, Colorado
Jimmy Butler, Marquette
Norris Cole, Cleveland State
Kenneth Faried, Morehead State
Jimmer Fredette, Brigham Young
Andrew Goudelock, College of Charleston
Jordan Hamilton, Texas
Ben Hansbrough, Notre Dame
Justin Harper, Richmond
Tobias Harris, Tennessee
Tyler Honeycutt, UCLA
Scotty Hopson, Tennessee
Kyrie Irving, Duke
Reggie Jackson, Boston College
Rick Jackson, Syracuse
Charles Jenkins, Hofstra
JaJuan Johnson, Purdue
Cory Joseph, Texas
Enes Kanter, Kentucky
Brandon Knight, Kentucky
Malcolm Lee, UCLA
Kawhi Leonard, San Diego State
Travis Leslie, Georgia
Jon Leuer, Wisconsin
DeAndre Liggins, Kentucky
David Lighty, Ohio State
Shelvin Mack, Butler
Demetri McCamey, Illinois
E'Twaun Moore, Purdue
Darius Morris, Michigan
Marcus Morris, Kansas
Markieff Morris, Kansas
Lucas Nogueira, Estudiantes II (Spain)
Chandler Parsons, Florida
Jereme Richmond, Illinois
Josh Selby, Kansas
Iman Shumpert, Georgia Tech
Kyle Singler, Duke
Chris Singleton, Florida State
Jamie Skeen, Virginia Commonwealth
Greg Smith, Fresno State
Nolan Smith, Duke
Isaiah Thomas, Washington
Malcolm Thomas, San Diego State
Trey Thompkins, Georgia
Klay Thompson, Washington State
Tristan Thompson, Texas
Jeremy Tyler, San Diego HS/Maccabi Haifa (Israel)/Tokyo Apache (Japan)
Nikola Vucevic, Southern California
Kemba Walker, Connecticut
Derrick Williams, Arizona
Jordan Williams, Maryland

Top International Prospects Not Attending

Many of the top international prospects in the draft are still competing overseas, leaving them unable to attend. Below is a list of the top international prospects who will not be at the combine, along with their DraftExpress Top 100 Prospects Ranking.

Jonas Valanciunis, Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania), Ranked #4
Jan Vesely, Partizan Belgrade (Serbia), Ranked #6
Bismack Biyombo, Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (Spain), Ranked #7
Donatas Motiejunas, Benetton Treviso (Italy), Ranked #9
Nikola Mirotic, Real Madrid (Spain), Ranked #18
Davis Bertans, Union Olimpija Ljubljana (Slovenia), Ranked #28
Bojan Bogdanovic, Cibona Zagreb (Croatia), Ranked #33
Michael Dunigan, BC Kalev (Estonia), Ranked #58
Xavi Rabaseda, Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (Spain), Ranked #59
Giorgi Shermadini, Union Olimpija Ljubljana (Slovenia), Ranked #60

Top 15 American Prospects Not Invited

Of the 15 top ranked American prospects not invited to the combine, seven of them attended the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, where they already went through athletic measurements and testing. Also of note are the highest ranked players who pulled out of the PIT (Josh Harrellson, Jon Diebler, Gary Flowers, Jacob Pullen, Chris Wright, Lacedarius Dunn) and still weren't invited to Chicago, missing an opportunity to be measured in front of all 30 NBA teams. Below are the top 15 American prospects not invited to the combine and their corresponding DraftExpress Top 100 Prospects Ranking.

Justin Holiday, Washington, Ranked #53
Gilbert Brown, Pittsburgh, Ranked #56
Jamine Peterson, New Mexico (D-League), Ranked #62
Damian Saunders, Duquesne, Ranked #63
Josh Harrellson, Kentucky, Ranked #66
Jon Diebler, Ohio State, Ranked #70
Brad Wanamaker, Pittsburgh, Ranked #71
Vernon Macklin, Florida, Ranked #72
Matthew Bryan-Amaning, Washington, Ranked #73
Willie Reed, St. Louis, Ranked #76
Gary Flowers, Southern Miss, Ranked #78
Jacob Pullen, Kansas State, Ranked #82
Chris Wright, Dayton, Ranked #83
Lacedarius Dunn, Baylor, Ranked #84
Gary McGhee, Pittsburgh, Ranked #87

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