It use to be at least 18. But they changed it. High schoolers cant go to the NBA anymore. Minimum age now is 19. This means you need at least 1 yr College Basketball experience.
Lyons HIgh School
Basketball HistoryMoses Malone was the first male player to go straight from high school into the NBA. That is a wrong answer!!!! Darrell Dawkins was the first person to enter the NBA from High School!!Moses Malone was the first person to go from high school to the ABA!!___________________________________________________________Actually, Reggie Harding was the first player to go from high school to the NBA. Reggie was drafted in 1962 by the Detroit Pistons. In 1962 "Chocolate Thunder" was 5 years old and Moses Malone was 7 years old.Reggie Harding was supposed to be the first player to go from high school to the NBA but when he was drafted the NBA rules was that you must wait until one year after you high school class graduated so Reggie had to play Minor Basketball League. Darryl Dawkins was the first person to enter the NBA from High School. Darryl was drafted in the 1975 draft. He was 18 years old.
You had to been playing the NBA in high school and college and if they draft you then you go to the NBA
during high school
be really good in high school and go or get a college basketball scholership then go to the nba.
According to the 2006 collective bargaining agreement negotiated between the NBA and the players association, a player must be 19 years old and one year removed from high school to be considered to play in the NBA.
An NBA player can be drafted or signed right out of high school.
No, you have to go to college next.
He did not go to college, because the NBA thought he was good enough to jump from High school, right to the NBA.
No, he had went to college.
No he did not he went to the nba straight from high school.