It appears that the rule that created one-and-done is on the way out.
Commissioner Adam Silver told the NBA's Board of Governors on Tuesday night that the league is ready to eliminate the rule requiring players to be out of high school for a year before becoming draft eligible.
"I think we can create a better system," said Silver, according to the AP.
The AP also reported that the NBA will return to allowing players to enter the league directly out of high school — "something that should be in place for the 2021 NBA Draft, though that timeline has not been formally announced."
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Any changes must be negotiated with the NBA Players Association.
"Stay tuned," Michele Roberts, executive director of the NBPA, told the AP. "I suspect we'll have some news in the next few months."
It's no secret Kentucky Coach John Calipari has taken great advantage of the age-restriction rule, which created the one-and-done phenomenon in the sport.
In his nine seasons at UK, Calipari has had 23 one-and-done players selected in the first round of the NBA Draft, including Kevin Knox (No. 9 overall) and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (No. 11) this season.
Calipari has said he favors the NBA allowing players to enter out of high school. He has also said he wouldn't mind a rule calling for players to spend two years in college before going pro. Either way, he insists, "We'll be fine."
John Calipari's NBA Draft picks at Kentucky