High School: Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA)
Accomplishments: All-Rookie First Team
Career Stats: 17.0 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 5.5 APG, 1.5 SPG
In 2006, the NBA made it a requirement for its athletes to be at least 19- years-old and one year removed from high school before joining the L. Regardless, Brandon Jennings was still going to get his work. The beast from Oak Hill Academy signed the Italian Lega A's Lottomatica Roma with $1.65 guaranteed and another contract with Underarmour worth $2 million. He quickly showed how much of a threat he was when Milwaukee drafted him the next year against the Warriors. After going scoreless in the first quarter, Jennings went on a blitzkrieg and scored 55 points—the most by a rookie in nearly 40 years. It was clear he was going to be the future of the Bucks' franchise.