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One-and-done controversy still lingers


It has been three years since the NBA instituted its rule mandating that players must be 19 before they are eligible for the draft. But two high-profile sets of allegations revolving around “one-and-done” players has reignited controversy over the rule. College coaches hate it. Some NBA players — including Eau Claire High graduate Jermaine O’Neal, now with the Miami Heat — and social critics call it unethical. The NBA would prefer the age limit be higher, but is happy with the current rule. (The State)


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