The list has stopped growing however, as basketball players can no longer be drafted from high school. Since 2005, the drafting of high school players has been banned by the collective bargaining agreement between the NBA and the NBPA.
What NBA players came straight out of high school?
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.
Who was the last player to go to the NBA from high school?
Amir Johnson is the last player NBA player drafted straight from high school.
What percentage of high schoolers enter NBA?
According to the estimations, only 0.02 to 0.03 percent of high school players end up playing in the NBA or WNBA. Think about that number. That means out of every 10,000 high school players, only two or three will ever get the chance to play professional basketball!
Did Kobe Bryant go to college?