There's been more than 40 ballers who went prep-to-pro in the NBA's history. That's a lot of busts: Kwame Brown, Eddy Curry, Sebastian Teflair. But here's the thing, we don't usually think about the disappointments; we think about the great ones like Kobe, LeBron, and Moses.
When Kevin Garnett was drafted to the NBA in 1995, he opened up a new breed of athlete who went from the big man on campus to just a man working his way up in the big leagues.This particular breed gave us many great moments—from clutch performances to massive amounts of facials really awesome poster material. These 20 players were able to overcome their lack of experience and seamlessly join (and even dominate, at times) the NBA. With all the focus on college football's national signing day, we take a look at cats that didn't wait to get paid. Check out the 20 Best High School Pro Basketball Draftees of All-Time.
Written by Brian Josephs (@Bklyn_Rock)
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