Report: 20 players receive invitations to 2021 NBA draft green room
Twenty players have received invitations to attend the 2021 NBA draft and sit in the green room, sources told ESPN.
Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, Evan Mobley, Jalen Suggs, Jonathan Kuminga, Scottie Barnes, Davion Mitchell, James Bouknight, Keon Johnson, Franz Wagner, Josh Giddey, Jalen Johnson, Corey Kispert, Moses Moody and Kai Jones received the first batch of 15 invites last week, with Alperen Sengun, Cameron Thomas, Ziaire Williams, Chris Duarte and Isaiah Jackson receiving the final five nods.
Source: Jonathan Givony of ESPN
ANALYSIS: After taking a year off from the NBA draft green room because of the COVID pandemic and showcasing the whole draft virtually, the NBA is now going back to inviting players to attend this year's draft in person. The 2021 NBA draft is scheduled to take place Thursday, July 29th, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.