The 20 Best High School Pro Basketball Draftees of All-Time

11. Jermaine O'Neal

High School: Eau Claire (Columbia, SC)
Accomplishments
: 6x All-Star
Teams: Trail Blazers, Pacers, Raptors, Heat, Celtics, Suns
Career Stats: 13.5 PPG, 7.3 RPG, 1.4 APG, 1.8 BPG

Jermaine wasn't one of the rookies who set the league on fire in his first years. While Kobe Bryant was getting the attention, O'Neal was silent with the low amount of minutes he was receiving with the Portland Trail Blazers. It wasn't until he was traded to the Pacers that he became recognized as a threat. He became the go-to guy by his second season in Indiana and slowly took Reggie Miller's place as "The Man." Indy became one of the NBA's top-flight teams in the 2003-04 season and looked set to challenge for the championship the very next year. Unfortunately, the Pacers fell from relevance when the infamous "Malice at the Palace" happened. Although O'Neal is far past his Indiana peak, what he accomplished during that time stands out in the heads of many Indiana fans

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