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Underclassmen refers to any American player who is not yet a college senior, and any young international player. Last year 14 international players declared for early entry and the highest previous number was 17 in 2001.

Below is the official list of underclasmen that are eligible for the 2003 NBA draft, and underclassmen who had declared themselves eligible but withdrew.

Link: NBA Draft front page

As of June 21, 2003

AMERICAN UNDERCLASSMEN FOR 2003 NBA DRAFT

Player School Height Status
Chris Alexander Iowa State 7-1 Junior
Carmelo Anthony Syracuse 6-7 Freshman
Mario Austin Mississippi State 6-9 Junior
Ronald Blackshear Marshall 6-5 Junior
Chris Bosh Georgia Tech 6-10 Freshman
Lamar Castile CC of Beaver County (PA) 6-2 Sophomore
Ndudi Ebi Westbury Christian HS (Texas) 6-9 HS Senior
Rod Edwards Ouachita Baptist (Arkansas) 6-1 Junior
Carl English Hawaii 6-5 Junior
T.J. Ford Texas 5-10 Sophomore
Zac Fray Santa Ana College (CA) 6-6 Sophomore
David Hamilton Salem International 6-9 Junior
Jonathan Hargett West Virginia 5-11 Freshman
Jarvis Hayes Georgia 6-7 Junior
Maurice Jackson Texas-Permian Basin 6-9 Junior
LeBron James St. Vincent-St. Mary (Ohio) 6-8 HS Senior
Richard Jeter Atlanta Metropolitan College 6-6 Sophomore
Chris Kaman Central Michigan 7-0 Junior
James Lang Central Park Christian (Alabama) 6-10 HS Senior
Travis Outlaw Starkville HS (Mississippi) 6-9 HS Senior
Kendrick Perkins Clifton J. Ozen HS (Texas) 6-10 HS Senior
Josh Powell North Carolina State 6-9 Sophomore
Rick Rickert Minnesota 6-11 Sophomore
Luke Ridnour Oregon 6-2 Junior
Robert Smith North Carolina Wesleyan 6-7 Junior
Mike Sweetney Georgetown 6-8 Junior
Dwyane Wade Marquette 6-4 Junior
Maurice Williams Alabama 6-1 Sophomore
Doug Wrenn Washington 6-6 Junior

NON-AMERICAN UNDERCLASSMEN FOR 2003 NBA DRAFT

Player School Height Status
Malick Badiane Langen (Germany) 6-10 1984 DOB
Leandro Barbosa Bauru Tilibra (Brazil) 6-3 1982 DOB
Carlos Delfino Skipper Bologna (Italy) 6-6 1982 DOB
Boris Diaw-Riffiod Pau Orthez (France) 6-7 1982 DOB
Maciej Lampe Universidad Complutense (Spain) 6-11 1985 DOB
Darko Milicic Hemofarm Vrsac (Serbia/Monten.) 7-0 1985 DOB
Zaur Pachulia Ulker (Turkey) 6-11 1984 DOB
Aleksandar Pavlovic Buducnost (Serbia/Montenegro) 6-7 1983 DOB
Mickael Pietrus Pau Orthez (France) 6-6 1982 DOB
Zoran Planinic Cibona Zagreb (Croatia) 6-7 1982 DOB
Sofoklis Schortsanitis Iraklis (Greece) 6-9 1985 DOB
Nedzad Sinanovic Zenica Celik (Bosnia-Herzegovina) 7-1 1983 DOB
Jon Stefansson TBB Trier (Germany) 6-4 1982 DOB
Szymon Szewczyk Braunschweig (Germany) 6-10 1982 DOB
Remon Van de Hare F.C. Barcelona (Spain) 7-2 1982 DOB
Slavko Vranes Buducnost (Serbia/Montenegro) 7-4 1983 DOB
Xue Yuyang Hong Kong Flying Dragons (China) 7-0 1982 DOB


AMERICAN UNDERCLASSMEN WHO DECLARED BUT THEN WITHDREW AND WILL RETURN TO SCHOOL

Player School Height Status
Andre Emmett Texas Tech 6-5 Junior
Sani Ibrahim College of Southern Idaho 6-10 Freshman
Antonio Lawrence San Jose State 6-4 Freshman
Erazem Lorbek Michigan State 6-10 Freshman
Ricky Minard Morehead State 6-4 Junior
Marcus Moore Washington State 6-6 Junior
Simeon Naydenov Louisville 6-6 Junior
Jameer Nelson St. Joseph's 6-0 Junior
Jason Parker Tulsa 6-2 Junior
Brian Polk Temple 6-4 Junior
Chris Thomas Notre Dame 6-1 Sophomore
Charlie Villanueva Blair Academy (NJ) 6-10 HS Senior
Nick Zachery Arkansas-Little Rock 6-3 Junior

NON-AMERICAN UNDERCLASSMEN WHO DECLARED BUT THEN WITHDREW AND WILL RETURN TO THEIR VARIOUS OVERSEAS LEAGUES

Player School Height Status
Mauricio Aguiar Cordon (Uruguay) 6-6 1983 DOB
Pero Antic AEK (Greece) 6-10 1982 DOB
David Brkic Virtus Bologna (Italy) 6-11 1982 DOB
Aleksandar Djuric Kapfenberg (Austria) 6-11 1982 DOB
Viktor Khryapa CSKA Moscow (Russia) 6-9 1982 DOB
Kresimir Loncar Benetton Treviso (Italy) 6-10 1983 DOB
Misan Nikagbatse Snaidero Udine (Italy) 6-5 1982 DOB
Pavel Podkolzine Varese (Italy) 7-4 1985 DOB
Alassane Savadogo Kadiogo Bulls (Burkina Faso) 6-10 1982 DOB
Blagota Sekulic Partizan (Serbia/Montenegro) 6-9 1982 DOB
Luka Sjekloca Buducnost (Serbia/Montenegro) 6-11 1984 DOB
Christos Tapoutos AEK (Greece) 6-7 1982 DOB
Anderson Varejao F.C. Barcelona (Spain) 6-10 1982 DOB
Aleksander Vujacic Snaidero Udine (Italy) 6-6 1984 DOB


History of Underclassmen Declaring for Draft:

No. of players that left early in 2002: 48
No. of players that left early in 2001: 31
No. of players that left early in 2000: 29
No. of players that left early in 1999: 29
No. of players that left early in 1998: 33
No. of players that left early in 1997: 40



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