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Which Kentucky Players Will Leave School Early For The NBA Draft?

This year's Kentucky men's basketball team is perhaps the most-talented squad in the history of the sport. John Calipari's roster is littered with NBA talent. 

Which players will be leaving school early for the NBA?

Should definitely be leaving:

  • Freshman center Karl Anthony-Towns, who is projected to be a top-two pick in the NBA Draft. 
  • Junior center Willie Cauley-Stein, who is projected to be an NBA Lottery pick. 
  • Freshman forward Trey Lyles, who is projected to be a top-10 pick in the NBA Draft. 

Could maybe be leaving: 

  • Freshman forward Devin Booker, who is projected to be a mid-to-late first-round pick in the NBA Draft. 
  • Sophomore center Dakari Johnson, who is projected to be an early second-round pick in the NBA Draft. 
  • Sophomore guard Aaron Harrison, who is projected to be a mid-to-late second-round pick in the NBA Draft. 
  • Sophomore guard Andrew Harrison, who is projected to be a mid-to-late second-round pick in the NBA Draft. 

Should be returning: 

  • Freshman guard Tyler Ullis, whose size will likely prevent him from being a high NBA Draft pick. 
  • Sophomore center Marcus Lee, who is projected to be a second-round pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. 
  • Junior forward Alex Poythress, who is projected to be a second-round pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.