NCAA to allow 'elite' high school players to be represented by an agent | The Jump | ESPN

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • ESPN NBA draft analyst Jonathan Givony joins The Jump's Cassidy Hubbarth, Ohm Youngmisuk and Chris Haynes to discuss new NCAA rule changes that will allow some "elite" high school players to be represented by an agent for advice on the NBA draft. The NCAA is also allowing undrafted players to return to school if they choose.

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  • Eric Miller
    Eric Miller  a years ago

    FFS some one hold down the baskeball expert and shave his head

  • Redd Dizon
    Redd Dizon  a years ago +1

    I think players should lose their scholarship if they declare for the draft and don't get drafted and return

  • Because Jamie
    Because Jamie  a years ago

    The NCAA - it's schools - are a joke..they want the player remain armatures cause it's cheap labor. The study conducted by the NON-PROFIT NCPA
    and Drexel University Sport Management Department ( ).

  • Geraldo S
    Geraldo S  a years ago

    The LaVar Ball rule...

  • D Why
    D Why  a years ago +1

    Why don't the NBA just use the MLB draft model???
    You'll have a much better product long term.

  • Q-J Hoops
    Q-J Hoops  a years ago +4

    That 2020 year of letting high schoolers go straight to the league is making the NCAA shake in their boots.😂😂

  • Go Spidey Go!
    Go Spidey Go!  a years ago +1

    I feel bad for this guy with the lisp. I bet he was bullied all throughout school😢

  • BNAMusic88 _
    BNAMusic88 _  a years ago

    I’m just here for the comments from ppl that are still mad their parents didn’t make them tall enough to get an opportunity like this.

  • TheKingJason3
    TheKingJason3  a years ago

    This means LiAngelo Ball has another chance which is a good thing because he should have been drafted.

  • Festus Ezeli
    Festus Ezeli  a years ago

    When it comes to youth USA Basketball, they don't select the best 15 or 24 high school basketball players in the US. This isn't the same as McDonalds All American or Jordan Brand where they select elite ranked players, USA selects great basketball players but not the best in the US(A lot not ranked). That's because they don't want to stack teams like AAU, they want to play chemistry ball and everyone gets touches(They do select a few elite ranked players to maintain their dominant status but not fill an entire roster with ranked players). Now when it comes to the national team, that's a different matter. So I'm basically saying that shouldn't be the measuring stick to who's an elite basketball player or not, I don't know the answer to this but I do know there are better options to selecting "elite" high school prospects, and that is based off of rankings and HM offers. Sometimes, box office also interferes with a players status,(not saying they're overrated). There isn't a perfect solution to selecting "elite" players, but basing off rankings and HM offers is a better option than one suggested in the video.

  • the77
    the77  a years ago

    Correct me if I’m wrong but, if I get a scholarship for academics, I can get a job and still keep my scholarship right?

  • Trap House Auto Parlor

    There needs to be another league to compete with the NCAA.

  • Loading
    Loading  a years ago +2

    So if I’m right:

    College players who made it to the NBA combine and went to college and didn’t get drafted can go back to college?

    And, “elite” high school players can be represented by an agent. Then when they get drafted or go to a league the agent get a percent of money.

  • Venlab Mag
    Venlab Mag  a years ago

    Whats elitism this is bullshit

  • marco cano
    marco cano  a years ago +2

    What about all student athletes

  • Steven Jenkins
    Steven Jenkins  a years ago +4

    Lavar Ball scaring the NCAA.

  • Tiger Hoods
    Tiger Hoods  a years ago

    Who fucking cares pay the players

  • The Nation
    The Nation  a years ago

    Well maybe they should be paid like elite talent then

  • Jimmy Walker
    Jimmy Walker  a years ago +5

    Bout time these criminals help college students out.

  • mike b
    mike b  a years ago +2

    This has something to do with pressure from Lavar and the JBA.