LeBron James and the 10 Greatest Players Drafted out of High School

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LeBron James and the 10 Greatest Players Drafted out of High School
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Though the NBA has put an (possibly temporary) end to the drafting of high school players, there was a time not long ago when this was common practice around the league. Among others, it's how the world fell in love—boy, weren't those the days—with LeBron James.

Countless other notable figures spring to mind when thinking of great prep-to-pro players over the years... The Hall of Fame isn't only filled with college recruits, after all. My job today is to organize these names in an easy-to-read, top-10 list.

Read on, and if I missed anybody, do tell.

Shaun Livingston, how I wish I could have you on here...

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