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Sources: NBA, NBPA Talk Lowering Draft Age Requirement

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The NBA and National Basketball Players Association’s conversations on eliminating the one-and-done entry rule have centered on lowering the minimum age requirement no sooner than the 2020 draft, league sources told ESPN.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver and NBPA executive director Michele Roberts have discussed scenarios to end the requirement for American players to wait one year after high school graduation to enter the NBA draft, but no formal agreement could be reached before the NBPA’s executive committee, including president Chris Paul, gather for a meeting at the end of the NBA playoffs in June.

Silver and Roberts have both expressed a desire to change the rule, but it remains to be seen how the process of negotiating a rule change between the league and players will unfold.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

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Report: James Wiseman to Leave NCAA, Prepare for NBA Draft

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Potential No. 1 pick James Wiseman of Memphis has left the university, will sign with an agent and begin preparing for 2020 NBA draft.


James Wiseman began informing Memphis coaches in recent days about decision to leave school and sign with an agent. Penny Hardaway pushed hard and attempted to keep his star recruit. After 12-game suspension and $11,500 charity fee discipline, Wiseman is gone from NCAA.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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Report: Cole Anthony Out Four-to-Six Weeks after Surgery on Torn Meniscus

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North Carolina freshman point guard Cole Anthony underwent an arthroscopic knee procedure Monday morning, according to the university.

He is expected to miss four to six weeks as he recovers from a partially torn meniscus.

Anthony’s injury was said to have occurred over time and not during one play.

Source: Jonathan M. Alexander of The News & Observer

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Report: Zion Williamson Declares for NBA Draft

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Projected No. 1 overall pick Zion Williamson of Duke has declared for the 2019 NBA Draft.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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