Ben wants to be able to focus and commit fully to the 2016 NBA Draft process and the franchise that may select him.
Basketball Australia understands Ben's difficult circumstance and at his age, the NBA Draft is a significant opportunity.
Basketball Australia is very excited for Ben in the lead up to the NBA draft on 24 June (AEST).
Basketball Australia will continue to communicate with Ben and his decision will not impact on his capacity to play for the Boomers in the future.
With the Boomers in pursuit of their first Olympic medal in Rio, the FIBA World Cup for Men in China in 2019 and the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, there are exciting times ahead for the Boomers.
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