Twenty-seven players who had declared as early entry candidates for NBA Draft 2003 have withdrawn their names from the draft. There are currently 29 collegiate and high school players and 17 international prospects that are early entry candidates.
June 20, 2003
42 college and high school players filed as early entry candidates for 2003 NBA Draft. Underclassmen who have applied for early entry have the right to withdraw their names from consideration for the Draft by notifying the NBA of their decision in writing no later than Thursday, June 19. The NBA Draft is June 26th. The following is a look at the 42 players woh entered the draft. hopefully, some of the players will wise up and return to school.
May 18, 2003
6-4 freshman Antonio Lawrence of San Jose State is the latest player to enter the NBA Draft. Lawrence averaged 11.3 points and a team-high 6.2 rebounds per game for the Spartans, who finished 7-21. Lawrence is a talented athlete, but is consdiered to be a high maintainance player and a bit selfish. He is not expected to return to school and is a late second round pick at best. Lawrence will likely end up playing in one of the minor leagues or overseas.
May 10, 2003
FRESNO – Fresno State hands rival San Jose State its twelfth loss of the season with a 59-48 victory over the Spartans. The Bulldogs take a commanding two and a half game lead headed into the second half of WAC Regular Season play and remain a perfect 12-0 at home on the season.
January 26, 2003