List of European early entry candidates for 2022 NBA draft

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Giannis Askounis

28/Apr/22 11:55

The next generation of European stars highlights the initial early entry list for the 2022 NBA draft

By Johnny Askounis/

A total of 283 youngsters filed the necessary paperwork and were listed on the early entrants for the 2022 NBA draft, NBA announced Wednesday.

Out of the 36 international players, the 31 are from Europe. A couple more players representing the Old Continent jumped out of the NCAA.

List of European early entrants:

Paolo Banchero (Italy) – Duke (NCAA)
Hugo Benitez (France) – JL Bourg (France)
Hugo Besson (France) – Sky Sport Breakers (New Zealand)
Kay Bruhnke (Germany) – medi Bayreuth (Germany)
Malcolm Cazalon (France) – Mega Mozzart (Serbia)
Moussa Diabate (France) – Michigan (NCAA)
Ousmane Dieng (France) – Sky Sport Breakers (New Zealand)
Tom Digbeu (France) – Brisbane Bullets (Australia)
Lovro Gnjidic (Croatia) – Cibona (Croatia)
Justus Hollatz (Germany) – Hamburg Towers (Germany)
Zvonimir Ivisic (Croatia) – Podgorica (Montenegro)
Millan Jimenez (Spain) – Valencia (Spain)
Nikola Jovic (Serbia) – Mega Mozzart (Serbia)
Ismael Kamagate (France) – Paris (France)
Yannick Kraag (Netherlands) – Joventut (Spain)
Zsombor Maronka (Hungary) – Joventut (Spain)
Karlo Matkovic (Croatia) – Mega Mozzart (Serbia)
Leo Menalo (Croatia) – Stella Azzurra (Italy)
Mario Nakic (Serbia/Croatia) – MoraBanc Andorra (Spain)
Yannick Nzosa (Spain) – Unicaja (Spain)
Leonardo Okeke (Italy) – Novipiu Casale Monferrato (Italy)
Jaime Pradilla (Spain) – Valencia (Spain)
Gabriele Procida (Italy) – Fortitudo Kigili Bologna (Italy)
Ziga Samar (Slovenia) – Urbas Fuenlabrada (Spain)
Pavel Savkov (Russia) – Bitci Baskonia (Spain)
Luka Scuka (Slovenia) – Cedevita Olimpija (Slovenia)
Matteo Spagnolo (Italy) – Vanoli Cremona (Italy)
Emil Stoilov (Bulgaria) – Movistar Estudiantes (Spain)
Matthew Strazel (France) – LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne (France)
Giorgos Tanoulis (Greece) – Promitheas (Greece)
Keye van der Vuurst de Vries (Netherlands) – Filou Oostende (Belgium)
Nicolas Vanel (France) – AS Monaco (France)
Fedor Zugic (Montenegro) – ratiopharm Ulm (Germany)

The early entrants can withdraw their names from consideration until 13 June. The 2022 NBA draft will be held on 23 June.

Click HERE for the full list of early entry candidates.