Pivot Points: Brandon Jennings’ Success Confirms A New Path To the NBA

Posted: 16th November 2009 by Hadarii Jones in NBA
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As I digest the magnitude of Brandon Jennings and his 55-point outburstùand the historical implications it has on the NBAùa few things pop into my mind. First of all, Jennings and his early success may have rendered the NBA's ridiculous age-limit rule totally irrelevant, and maybe we can get past the notion that players are better prepared after playing one year in college. There was much discussion about Jennings and his decision to forgo college, and instead hop across the Atlantic to play professionally in Europe. Although there were a few people who saw the value in this move, most of the response was negative. Most observersáfelt that his development would be stunted and his confidence shattered by the way Europeans treated American players, especially rookies. Their fears seemed t ...

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