Which NBA players came straight from high school?

Can a high school player go straight to the NBA?

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has made clear he thinks the controversial one-and-done rule is no longer good policy, and he said Thursday at an event in Washington that the 2022 draft likely will allow the best high school players to jump straight into the NBA rather than playing a single season of college before …

Did LeBron go straight to the NBA?

Three draftees were selected first overall; Kwame Brown in 2001 NBA draft, LeBron James in 2003, and Dwight Howard in 2004 NBA draft.


Draft 2003
Round 1
Player LeBron James*
Draft team Cleveland Cavaliers
High school (city) St. Vincent – St. Mary High School (Akron, Ohio)

Can you be 18 in the NBA?

No player may sign with the NBA until they are 18 years or older. Players who have played at least one year of college basketball are eligible for the NBA draft; this has been colloquially called the one-and-done rule, with such players called “one-and-done players”.

Did Kobe Bryant go to college?

Did Lebron go to college?

Did Shaq come out of high school?

In addition to his basketball career, O’Neal has released four rap albums, with his first, Shaq Diesel, going platinum.

Shaquille O’Neal.

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Personal information
High school Fulda American (Fulda, Germany) Robert G. Cole (San Antonio, Texas)
College LSU (1989–1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic

Who was the last NBA player to skip college?

Last but not least, another NBA superstar that skipped college is Dwight Howard, who was drafted by the Orlando Magic back in 2014 and played Houston, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Washington during his career.