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The NBA draft is just a week from now. There are 22 international players and 24 early-entry candidates that have withdrawn their names from this year's draft, including LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne guard Matthew Strazel and Valencia Basket center Jaime Pradilla.

3-pointers this season

Points made: 10,6
Accuracy: 36,4%
Place in standings: 2
Record max: 17
Record min: 4
Most made 3FGs: Klemen Prepelic

19-year-old Strazel had meaningful minutes for ASVEL in the EuroLeague this past season and averaged 3.4 points and 1.9 assists in 15 minutes per game. ASVEL did not reach the EuroLeague playoffs but managed to make it into the French League finals, where they are matched up against AS Monaco.

2.05-meters tall Pradilla, was a contributor in both EuroCup and Spanish ACB this year. The Spanish center has averaged 7.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game in the ACB and 8.7 points, 4 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game in the EuroCup.

As per NBA's announcement, in addition to the 111 college players who had previously withdrawn their names from the draft consideration, 2 additional players from colleges and other educational institutions who had previously declared have also withdrawn.

There are 14 international prospects and 135 players from colleges that remain early entry candidates.

NBA Draft 2022 will be held on Friday, June 24 at 1:30 am CET.

The following international players have withdrawn their names from consideration for the NBA Draft 2022:

  • Hugo Benitez (France)
  • Kay Bruhnke (Germany)                                      
  • Malcolm Cazalon (France)                                
  • Tom Digbeu (France)                                     
  • Lovro Gnjidic (Croatia)                                     
  • Fallou Gueye (Senegal)                                      
  • Justus Hollatz (Germany)                                   
  • Zvonimir Ivisic (Croatia)                                  
  • Millan Jimenez (Spain)                                    
  • Yannick Kraag (Netherlands)                                     
  • Zsombor Maronka (Hungary)                               
  • Leo Menalo (Croatia)                                          
  • Mario Nakic (Serbia)                                        
  • Leonardo Okeke (Italy)                                 
  • Jaime Pradilla (Spain)                                       
  • Luka Scuka (Slovenia)                                          
  • Emil Stoilov (Bulgaria)                                       
  • Matthew Strazel (France)                                 
  • Georgios Tanoulis (Greece)                              
  • Keye Van Der Vuurst De Vries (Netherlands)
  • Nicolas Vanel (France)  
  • Fedor Zugic (Montenegro) 
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Jaime Pradilla

Jaime  Pradilla
Team: Valencia Basket
Position: C
Age: 21
Height: 205 cm
Birth place: Spain