LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are the two players with the most successful careers when entering the NBA (Professional Basketball League) from high school.
This legendary basketball player was soon famous and sought after by many NBA football teams when he was still in school. At 35, James is still the number one basketball player on the planet and averaged 25.7 points, 10.6 assists, and 7.9 rebounds after 60 games in his 17th season.
Tracy McGrady soon joined the NBA at the end of high school. “T-Mac” took the first 3 seasons to adapt to the tournament to reach the big star.
Kevin Garnett is seen as paving the way for the trend to go straight to the NBA from high school with many generations of talented players later before the tournament has set the age to participate in the draft at least 19.
The potential was so great that Dwight Howard became the first choice in the 2004 NBA Draft when he left high school. He developed his talent rapidly to become the rare center-forward in history to dominate the tournament in both attack and defense at his peak. Although he is no longer in top form, Howard is still considered the first-team center of the tournament.
Shawn Travis Kemp
Kemp is still counted as a player in the NBA since high school because he never played a single game for Trinity Valley at NCAA. In the prime of his career, Kemp was the NBA’s leading striker (PF) with six All-Star appearances.
The 2.24-meter high basketball player makes his opponents strenuously accompanied by Boban Marjanovic who is the basketball star wearing the Dallas Mavericks team in the NBA. With a height of 2.24 m, Marjanovic does not have difficulty in mastering the area under the basket.
Above are some of the famous basketball stars that entered the NBA since being an NCAA players.