63 Players Invited To 2016 NBA Draft Combine


The NBA has invited 63 draft prospects to participate in the 2016 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago, which gets underway on May 11.

Historically, the majority of draft picks originate from the pool of players invited to the Combine, with 60-70 percent of players invited to participate usually getting drafted.

In 2015, of the 63 players invited to Chicago, 38 ultimately got drafted. In 2014, of the 59 players that attended the Combine, 42 were ultimately drafted.

Here are the 64 players that accepted invitations:

2016 NBA Draft Combine – Participant List

Player College/Club
Ron Baker Wichita State
Wade Baldwin Vanderbilt
Cat Barber North Carolina State
Malik Beasley Florida State
DeAndre Bembry St. Joseph’s
Ben Bentil Providence
Jaron Blossomgame Clemson
Joel Bolomboy Weber State
Malcolm Brogdon Virginia
Jaylen Brown California
Robert Carter Maryland
Marquese Chriss Washington
Elgin Cook Oregon
Isaiah Cousins Oklahoma
Deyonta Davis Michigan State
Cheick Diallo Kansas
Kris Dunn Providence
Henry Ellenson Marquette
Perry Ellis Kansas
AJ English Iona
Kay Felder Oakland
Dorian Finney-Smith Florida
Michael Gbinije Syracuse
Daniel Hamilton Connecticut
AJ Hammons Purdue
Josh Hart Villanova
Nigel Hayes Wisconsin
Buddy Hield Oklahoma
Brandon Ingram Duke
Demetrius Jackson Notre Dame
Justin Jackson North Carolina
Brice Johnson North Carolina
Damian Jones Vanderbilt
Skal Labissiere Kentucky
Dedric Lawson Memphis
Jake Layman Maryland
Marcus Lee Kentucky
Caris LeVert Michigan
Thon Maker Orangeville Prep/Athlete Institute
Patrick McCaw UNLV
Isaiah Miles St. Joseph’s
Jamal Murray Kentucky
Malik Newman Mississippi State
Georges Niang Iowa State
Chinanu Onuaku Louisville
Marcus Paige North Carolina
Gary Payton II Oregon State
Jakob Poeltl Utah
Taurean Prince Baylor
Zhou Qi Xinjiang (China)
Malachi Richardson Syracuse
Wayne Selden Kansas
Pascal Siakam New Mexico State
Diamond Stone Maryland
Caleb Swanigan Purdue
Melo Trimble Maryland
Tyler Ulis Kentucky
Jarrod Uthoff Iowa
Denzel Valentine Michigan State
Isaiah Whitehead Seton Hall
Troy Williams Indiana
Kyle Wiltjer Gonzaga
Stephen Zimmerman UNLV

The NBA will divide this list into two parts; those players that will interview and undergo medical testing and those that will fully participate, which includes playing in five-on-five games beginning Thursday May 12.


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