Can high school basketball stars succeed in the NBA?

January 1996
Jet;1/29/96, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p51
Reports on the differing opinions on whether American high school basketball stars should forego college and jump straight to the National Basketball Association (NBA). Four people who made the jump with mixed results; Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Kevin Garnett; Former high school coach Bob Wade's suggestion that they should attend college; Problems encountered by Bill Willoughby while in the NBA.


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