None and Done

NBA Logo from Draft Combine

By Jonathan Skinner
Medill Reports

The “one and done” rule, put in place by the NBA, requires basketball players to be one year removed from their high school graduation before entering the draft. The debate about the need for the rule has been active since its inception. In this Medill Newsmakers episode we examine the reason for the rule’s existence and the options that top high school prospects have outside of going to college for one year.

Photo at top: NBA Logo from Draft Combine. (Jonathan Skinner/MEDILL)