Tuesday 19th June 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Top 10 NBA Players Who Didn’t Play College Basketball

<h5>#10 Jermaine O'Neal</h5>

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Despite an outstanding HS career at Eau Claire HS in South Carolina, O’Neal’s basketball career almost ended before it began after scoring poorly on the SAT’s. But after some mentoring by his HS coach, he straightened out and was chosen as the #17 pick in the '96 NBA Draft. After playing minor minutes off the Portland bench over his first 4 seasons, Jemaine blossomed into a perrenial All Star and elite level shot blocker in Indiana.

Career Stats: 14.2 ppg, 7.5 rebs, 1.9 blk

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