Who went to the NBA without going to college?
Moses Malone, Darryl Dawkins and Bill Willoughby did it in the 1970s. Yet it wasn’t until Kevin Garnett in 1995 that the modern movement of players going straight from high school to the NBA began.
Did LeBron go to college?
Was LeBron first pick?
LeBron James was the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft. LeBron James was drafted first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 NBA Draft on June 26, 2003. 18-years-ago from Saturday was when James (also known as the King) was first brought into the NBA.