CBPA NBA Pre-Draft Resource Guide

NCAA Provided NBA Pre-Draft Resources

For any CBPA parents looking for information on the NBA pre-draft process, the NCAA has provided four resources:

Updated information related to the 2021 National Basketball Association pre-draft process.

On March 30, the NBA announced the following key dates related to the 2021 NBA pre-draft process:   

  • NBA Draft Early Entry Application Deadline – May 30 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
  • NBA Draft Combine – June 21 through June 27.
  • NBA Draft – Thursday, July 29.

 Additional information regarding the 2021 NBA Draft and Combine, including the location for each event, will be announced as details are finalized.

Note: In order to retain NCAA Division I eligibility, NCAA rules require a men’s basketball student-athlete to:

  • Request an evaluation from the NBA’s Undergraduate Advisory Committee before entering the draft and hiring an NCAA certified agent; and
  • Withdraw from the NBA Draft and declare, in writing to his director of athletics, his intent to resume intercollegiate participation not later than July 7, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

 Additional NCAA rules and information regarding the NBA pre-draft process can be found in the 2021 NBA Draft and Combine, Agents and Workouts memorandum.

Questions related to NBA rules and processes may be directed to Garth Glissman at the NBA league office via phone (917-708-1860) or email (gglissman@nba.com).

Questions related to NCAA rules surrounding the NBA pre-draft process may be directed to Jobrina Marques at the NCAA office via email (jmarques@ncaa.org).