Already the mass media is looking to grab on to the next "LeBron James." What the mass media really doesn't know is that James was the exception rather than the normal high school player who was considering a jump from the prep level to the NBA.
But most of you college basketball recruiting fans already know the deal regarding James, who is a terrific physical talent at his age. A player like James comes around every couple of decades.
But because of the hype surrounding James, it's likely a few more high school players will place their names into the June 2004 draft. Here is a look at some of the players who could take the plunge at the pot of gold:
In our next article, we will take a look at some more candidates who are likely to take a look placing their names into the June 2004 NBA draft.