NBA Draft 2020: The date for the NBA Draft 2020 was a moving target for quite some time. The NBA Draft is set to begin virtually in less than 10 days. The NBA Draft Early-Entry Withdraw is past its deadline and players have decided whether or not to stay in the Draft.
That deadline is implemented on college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors (or seniors with eligibility remaining) who decide to test the draft waters before they are draft-eligible in the future seasons.
They can choose to stay in the NBA Draft or choose to opt-out and continue their education.
Student-athletes who wished to withdraw from the NBA Draft to return to school had until the 9th of November. The NCAA announced that the deadline would be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Players that have withdrawn from the NBA Draft:
Players still in the NBA Draft:
Including these players, other international prospects like Avdija, Hayes, Pokusevski, Maledon, Bolmaro, Karim Mane, Eboua, Krejci, and Yam Madar will keep their name in the NBA Draft 2020.
While Jokubaitis, Petrusev, Simonovic, Kalaitzakis, Velicka, and Kurucs have decided to opt-out.
The NBA Draft is on November 18.
Schedule of the 2020 NBA Draft:
Date: November 18, 2020
Time: 07:00 P.M. ET, 05:30 A.M. IST
Location: Hosted virtually at ESPN studios in Bristol, Connecticut