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Three myths about declaring for the draft

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AP Photo/James Crisp

As of Wednesday, more than 35 players have declared for early entry into the 2015 NBA draft. Some will be lottery picks, some will be first-rounders, some will slide into the second round and some will go undrafted.

What goes into the decision-making process for a potential early entrant? How do players gather information and whom do they turn to for guidance? What are their options if they don't get drafted or if they don't earn a spot on an NBA roster, in Europe or the D-League?

Let’s look closer at what these players have already experienced and still have yet go through in the coming months, as well as exploring some of the myths around the decision to declare or not declare.