24. Dontonio Wingfield
Draft Year: 1994, (37th overall)
NBA Team(s): Sonics, Trail Blazers
College Stats: 16.0 PPG, 9.0 RPG, 2.0 APG
NBA Stats: 3.7 PPG, 2.4 RPG, 0.7 APG, 0.3 SPG, 0.1 BPG
Dontonio was a problem when he came out of high school. He took Westover High School to four consecutive state championships and was one of the best players in a high school class that included Jerry Stackhouse and Rasheed Wallace. In Cincinnati, under Bob Huggins, Wingfield often clashed with the coaching staff because of his well-known attitude problem. After the '94 college season, Dontonio became the first freshman to declare for the NBA Draft since Mark Olberding decided to make the jump to the ABA in the '70s. Needless to say, his immaturity cost him his NBA career as he was never able to adjust to the lifestyle. After putting up 16 and nine in one year of college, Wingfield flamed out of the league in four years.