Where would these stars have gone to college if they didn't jump straight to the NBA?

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Until 2005, high school players were allowed to jump straight from the prep ranks to the NBA. So we never got a chance to see Kobe Bryant or LeBron James put to the test in the chaos of March Madness.

But thanks to the benefit of quotes and hindsight, we can at least venture a guess as to where some NBA legends of the past and present would’ve played had they went to school.

Do you think LeBron would’ve stayed in Ohio and committed to the Buckeyes, or taken his talents to a more established national powerhouse like Duke or Kentucky? Would Kevin Garnett have stayed in Illinois or gone back to the east coast?

We took our best educated guesses.

Find out where these NBA stars would have gone to college by clicking on the image above. (Yahoo Sports Illustration)
Find out where these NBA stars would have gone to college by clicking on the image above. (Yahoo Sports Illustration)

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