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Yes, but the NBA discourages it.

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Q: Can high school players enter the nba draft?
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List of high school baseball players drafted in 2009 draft?

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How many years in college for NBA?

You do not have to attend college to play in the NBA. However starting in 2006 High School players cannot enter the draft until one year after graduating high school. The player must be at least 19 years old at the end of the calendar year of the draft.

How long after high school do you have to wait to declare yourself for the NFL draft?

You must wait three years after high school before you can enter the NFL.

How many high school baseball players were drafted in the 2010 major league baseball draft?


Do the Giants have open tryouts?

No, they do not. The Giants draft players out of high school or out of college and sign players from out of country. However, there are no open tryouts available.

When was Stuarts Draft High School created?

Stuarts Draft High School was created in 1970.

Do you need to go to collage to play baseball?

No. Attending college is not a requirement. Players are drafted from both high school and college. Some players drafted in high school choose to attend college in an effort to get into a lower draft round. Typically, the lower the draft round, the more money the player makes. Also, some players not drafted in high school attend college in hopes of being drafted.

How old do you have to be to enter the nba draft?

All players must be at least 19 years of age during the calendar year of the draft, and a player who completed his basketball eligibility at a U.S. high school must also be one year removed from his graduating class.

How do the philadelphia eagles recruit new players?

NFL teams send scouts to college and high school games to look for good players. Players can also participate in the yearly draft.

What are the requirements to enter the NFL draft?

3 years in high school (unless you graduated prior), two years of college.

How do you get into professional baseball?

You have to get a baseball schollarship and scouts will see you there and maybe get interested and you enter the draft otherwise you can be found at high school.

Can high school players go straight to nfl?

No. The NFL rules state that a player has to be at least three years removed from his high school graduation. This became an issue a few years ago when Ohio State's Maurice Clarett tried to enter the draft only two years after his high school graduation. Clarett sued, and the NFL won.

How many football players for gone pro after high school?

One must be out of high school for at least 3 years to declare himself eligible for the NFL draft. So, the answer would be zero.

Do NBA players have to graduate high school?

Yes. In order to be eligible for the NBA draft you must complete one year at a University or College.

Why do high school basketball players go pro?

They don't. There is a rule against it now. Players have to spend at least one year in college....Actually the high school players who entered the draft must be 19 years & older and they have one year more after high school to enter. So that year they have the opportunity of going to college like Derrick Rose or you could go to Europe and play pro there and return to America to play here like Brandon Jennings.- iheartyou..maybe

What NFL players came straight from high school?

None, in the modern day NFL. NFL rules and regulations state that a player must be three years out of high school in order to qualify for the draft.

Do you need a degree to play in the nba?

No, however you need at least one year of college to be eligible for the draft. Unless the player chooses to graduate from high school and play overseas for a year and then enter the draft (you have to be at least 19 and out of high school for at least a year to do so).

How do you become an NBA player?

Play in junior high and High school, get good grades to get in a good college, Try to make the college team, then enter the nba draft

How many players are eligible for the nfl draft?

All players who have completed at least three seasons since graduating from high school (meaning the conclusion of the players collegiate true junior or redshirt sophomore season) may declare their eligibility for the NFL Draft. There is, nor has there ever been a limit on the number of "eligible" players.

What does it take to get into the NBA?

If your a good college basketball player (or on rare occasion high school), NBA teams will look at you and can draft you in the NBA draft (when all the NBA teams pick players from college or highschool).

How many current nfl players that did not attend college are playing today?

Zero...the NFL does not draft players directly out of high school, to be drafted you must be at least 2 years out of high school. The youngest player ever to get drafted was Amobi Akoye, 19, in 2007 as a junior.

When did Kobe Bryant enter in NBA?

Kobe Bryant entered the draft right after high school in 1996, where he was the 13th overall pick by the Charolette Hornets.

How many players are allowed on a high school basketball team?

7 players are allowed on a high school basketball team

How many years of education do you need to become an nba player?

Since the 2003 draft, candidates for the NBA Draft are required to have graduated from high school at least 1 year prior to their candidacy and to be at least 19 years of age. Players looking to be drafted are not required to attend college although since the 2003 rule change most players go to and play for a college for at least 1 year. Prior to the 2003 rule change, players were eligible for the draft immediately after graduating from high school.

What are some high school competitions you can enter in?

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