What NBA players did not go 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. From 1995 to 2005, 11 NBA drafts, a total of 39 players were drafted directly out of high school.
Can you skip college and go to 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 LeBron go to college?
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 team||Cleveland Cavaliers|
|High school (city)||St. Vincent – St. Mary High School (Akron, Ohio)|