You do not have to attend college in order to play in the NBA. LeBron James played straight out of high school and now makes 90 mil a year.
About 1.19 percent of college basketball players make it to the NBA
The University of North Carolina
No degree is required to become a pro-basketball player. Some players such as LeBron James never went to college.
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1/100 basketball players only 3/100 play division 1 college basketball