From Youngsters to Monsters: Most Dominant High School Draftees in the NBA

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From Youngsters to Monsters: Most Dominant High School Draftees in the NBA
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Though they look like they're 30 years old most of the time, high school players have created a name for themselves in the sport the world loved to watch. From the time Tony Kappen stepped into the BAA floor in 1946, pools of cagers have absented themselves from attending college to go straight into the big show.

Amidst controversy and doubt, players entering the NBA out of high school have not failed to impress the league and its legions of fans all around the globe. Though some went crashing down and ended up in the NBA D-League or in the international scene, it is undeniable that this particular group of big boys have compiled legacies that the world never failed to see. Some of them just really stood above the rest, and here they are...

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