NBA Proposes Lowering Eligible Draft Age to 18 After Zion Williamson Knee Injury

Bleacher Report

The NBA has reportedly taken its first step toward again allowing players to enter the draft out of high school.

According to Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, the league submitted a proposal to the National Basketball Players Association to lower the draft-eligible age from 19 years old to 18. 

While the timing is reportedly coincidental, the news comes one day after projected No. 1 draft pick Zion Williamson suffered a knee sprain during Duke's game against North Carolina on Wednesday night.

The injury ignited discussion about players risking injuries without getting paid

#basketball, #professional

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