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Where would have these players went to college?

Kobe Bryant

Lebron James

Kevin Garnett

Jermaine O'Neal

Tracy McGrady

Al Harrington

Rashard Lewis

Jonathan Bender

Darius Miles

Deshawn Stevenson

Kwame Brown

Tyson Chandler

Eddy Curry

Amare Stoudemire

Kendrick Perkins

Dwight Howard

Lenny Cooke


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very hard to tell but ill try

Kobe may have played for an A 10 school like Temple when Coach Chaney was around, but I also think he would have played for UCLA... Lebron would have likely choose to play at Ohio State, Garrett may have chosen Marquette or Georgetown, Chandler would have stayed in the Pac 10...

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I think LeBron would've went

I think LeBron would've went to duke due to his respect of coach K or Ohio state, maybe even Akron. Most of the other guys except a few weren't smart enough to go to a prestigious school as al they focused on was basketball

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I'm not going to try and

I'm not going to try and guess all but I know Amare was suppose to go Memphis before he decided to go pro. I think Kobe would have went to Duke. I remember him saying that in an interview before. I agree with the poster above me and think Lebron would have went to Ohio State. I think KG would have went Georgetown or Kentucky. I think Tmac would have went to UNC. Chandler would have went to UCLA and I think Dwight would have went to Georgia Tech.

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Some of the guys committed

Some of the guys committed before declaring for the NBA

Kobe- Duke

TMac- Kentucky

KG- DePaul

Jonathan Bender- Mississippi St

Darius Miles- St John's

DeShawn Stevenson- Kansas

Tyson Chandler- UCLA

Eddy Curry- DePaul

Amare- Memphis

Kendrick Perkins- Memphis

Dwight Howard- Georgia Tech

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Kwame committed to Florida JO

Kwame committed to Florida

JO had his mind set on declaring out of HS. South Carolina was the school his name was linked to.

Mississippi St lost out on a lot of preps to pros kids. Off the top of my head: Bender, Monta and Travis Outlaw committed there.

Other names:

Shaun Livingston- Duke

Shawn Kemp- Kentucky

JR Smith- UNC

Gerald Green- OK St

CJ Miles- Texas

Lou Williams- Georgia

Andray Blatche- Syracuse

Amir Johnson- Louisville

Bassy Telfair- Louisville

Martell Webster- Washington

Dorell Wright- DePaul

Al Jefferson- Arkansas

Ndi Ebi- Arizona

Andrew Bynum-UConn

Josh Smith- Indiana

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KG

KG was Michigans from what i remember,

Siggy- with you except on those picks Depaul , If i remember R.Fields was going to Depaul preinjury is that why you linked KG ?Curry and D.Wright too?

I wouldve said USC for Chandler tho but saying that Lavin (assuming he was coaching at the time) wouldve been all over him

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KG and Ronnie did want to

KG and Ronnie did want to team up and if they did, it would've been at DePaul. I remember the Michigan rumors too. But I also remember in a later interview that had he gone to college, he would've chosen Maryland.

I know for a fact that Curry and Dorell Wright committed to DePaul. DePaul hasn't been relevant for a while, but there was a short period in the late 90s early 2000s where they were getting almost everyone from the Chicago area: Q.Rich, Bobby Simmons, Lance Williams, Steven Hunter, Paul McPherson, Andre Brown, Imari Sawyer, etc. They got a ton of talent but nothing really came of it because the coaching sucked. Curry was supposed to be in one of those classes.

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Kobe Bryant: Duke Lebron

Kobe Bryant: Duke

Lebron James: Ohio state

Kevin Garnett: UNC

Jermaine O'Neal: ? Man I can't even guess

Tracy McGrady: ? Maybe UNC

Al Harrington: ? Maybe duke

Rashard Lewis: Texas

Jonathan Bender? Can't guess

Darius Miles: st.johns

Deshawn Stevenson: Kansas

Kwame Brown: Florida

Tyson Chandler: ? Maybe UCLA

Eddy Curry: DePaul

Amare Stoudemire: Memphis

Kendrick Perkins: Memphis

Dwight Howard: ? He said he always knew he wanted to go to go straight to ye nba
Lenny Cooke: st John's

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Here were my choices

http://www.nbadraft.net/forum/hs-where

The one I would change would be Darius Miles to St. John's, had forgotten he had committed to Mike Jarvis before entering the draft.

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I actually never realized KG's connect to DePaul

Guess it makes sense, considering his transfer to Chicago's Farragut and the fact he might have wanted to play with Ronnie Fields. That kills DePaul even more, geez, they missed out on a lot of local talent that went straight to the pro's. Still, the school I remember KG being interested in was Michigan. Chris Webber was his favorite player and he wanted to follow in his footsteps.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1006749/index...

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Lebron was quoted as saying

Lebron was quoted as saying he would of went to Low major U of Akron.

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There is a picture of KG in a

There is a picture of KG in a Michigan T shirt when he was in HS. I think Michigan would have been a lock. I also remember Amare and Memphis were real close.

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"Mississippi St lost out on a

"Mississippi St lost out on a lot of preps to pros kids. Off the top of my head: Bender, Monta and Travis Outlaw committed there."

Funny you mention Monta and Outlaw, siggy. I live 30 minutes from Starkville so all my friends are State fans/go to State, and they HATE those 2 lol. I don't know about Monta's situation, but Outlaw somehow received money from the school after he committed, then decided to enter the NBA instead. They're still pissed at him lol

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Ndi Ebi!!!!!!!!! wow where is

Ndi Ebi!!!!!!!!! wow where is he these days.........

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Dwight UNC?

Kobe Bryant- I remember him saying he would've went to Duke. He did play AAU with VC, maybe UNC had a shot?

Lebron James- Highly doubt he ever considered, on the account he tried to enter after his junior year of HS. Maybe Akron for conversations sake

Kevin Garnett - His top 3 were Michigan, South Carolina and UNC

Jermaine O'Neal - Kentucky or UNC. Maryland was in the picture I think

Tracy McGrady- UNC

Al Harrington - Top choices were St. Johns or Georgia Tech

Rashard Lewis - Top choices were Florida St. or Kansas

Jonathan Bender- MSU

Darius Miles- St. Johns

Deshawn Stevenson- Kansas

Kwame Brown- Florida

Tyson Chandler - verbal to Cal

Eddy Curry- DePaul

Amare Stoudemire- Memphis

Kendrick Perkins- Memphis

Dwight Howard - I'd guess UNC, took his one and only visit to Chapel Hill early senior year

Lenny Cooke - Was he seriously recruited? I don't think anyone believed he'd qualify..

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