1. How many 18 or 19 year olds have been drafted by the NBA in the last 10 years? 2. Who have won rings?
I know that Tony Parker and Kobe Bryant have won Championship rings. Have any others who were 18/19 years old when they entered the NBA won rings?
Jonathan Bender~18~1999~Indiana Pacers (forced into retirement due to chronic knee pain, yet to sign retirement papers)
Tyson Chandler~18~2001~New Orleans/Oklahoma City
Eddy Curry~18~2001~New York
Gerald Green~19~2005~Boston Celts
Dwight Howard~18~2004~Orlando Magic
Al Jefferson~19~2004~Boston Celts
James Lang~19~2003~Hornets (sidelined by back injuries, and didn't show the potential of being put on an "active roster)
Shaun Livingston~18~2004~Clippers (may be out 8-12 months after suffering a severe knee injury)
Tracy McGrady~18~1997~Houston Rockets
Darko Miličić~18~2003~Orlando Magic
Darius Miles~18~2000~Trail Blazers
Kendrick Perkins~18~2003~Boston Celts
Josh Smith~18~2004~ATL Hawks
J.R. Smith~18~2004~D-Town Nuggets
Leon Smith~18~1999~Supersonics (signed by them, but only played one game)
DeShawn Stevenson~19~2000~Washington Wizards
Amare Stoudemire~19~2002~Phoenix Suns
Robert Swift~18~2004~Supersonics (out for this season, torn ACL)
Sebastian Telfair~19~2004~Boston Celts
Dorell Wright~18~2004~Miami Heat
Korleone Young~19~1998~ Philly (played summer league for the 76ers, but never made another NBA roster)
2. Championships~ As far as I know
alot of these other guys have great potential to one day wear a ring. but until then this is what you got.
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