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Michigan State's Xavier Tillman keeping name in NBA draft
A 6-foot-8 frontcourt player from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Tillman is ranked No. 40 overall in ESPN's NBA draft rankings. He slots in as the No. 7 center. He averaged 13.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.1 blocks, while shooting 55.0% from the field.

Gonzaga boosted by Corey Kispert's decision to return
A first-team All-West Coast Conference selection last season, Kispert averaged 13.9 points and 4.0 rebounds and shot 43.8% from 3-point range.

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NBA draft: 205 early-entry prospects declare for 2020
This number is down from the previous two years, when 233 (2019) and 236 (2018) early entrants declared, a sign that the uncertainty surrounding the pre-draft process caused by the coronavirus pandemic might have led players uncertain about their draft stock to err on the side of caution.

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NBA mock draft: Projected picks for the big lottery winners

Who will the Minnesota Timberwolves take with the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA draft? The NBA completed its lottery drawing on Thursday night, with the Wolves, Golden State Warriors, Charlotte Hornets and Chicago Bulls finishing in the top four. Where are top prospects LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards and James Wiseman expected to land now? And who are the new projected picks for every lottery team?

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NBA eyeing Nov. 18 as new draft date, memo says

The NBA is targeting Nov. 18 as a new date for the 2020 draft, pending discussions with league owners and general managers in separate meetings on Thursday and Friday, according to a memo obtained by ESPN. The NBA and National Basketball Players Association negotiated what the memo called a "potential revised 2020 NBA Draft date" as a tentative replacement for Oct. 16. The delay would allow the league and union to negotiate amendments to the collective bargaining agreement and agree on 2020-21 salary cap and luxury tax thresholds. Free agency isn't mentioned in the memo, nor has a new date been negotiated with the NBPA, sources said. The start of free agency is expected to follow relatively soon after the draft.This would be the second delay of the draft, which was originally scheduled for June 25.

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