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Report: Syracuse's Malachi Richardson, Kansas' Cheick Diallo To Stay In NBA Draft

Syracuse guard Malachi Richardson and Kansas forward Cheick Diallo told teams during interviews Friday afternoon at Chicago's NBA Combine that they have decided to leave the college game behind them and remain in the draft, according to ESPN NBA insider Chad Ford.

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This news shouldn't come as much of a surprise, as both players are projected to go within the top 21 picks.

Richardson is projected to go No. 19 overall to the Denver Nuggets, according to, while Diallo is projected to go No. 21 overall to the Atlanta Hawks.