between 10,000- 5,000 player went to NBA and KENTUCKY has won 20 NCAA championship. KENTUCKY usually get #1 player in Recruiting for college basketball.
they either went to college after hign school and got a scholarship or some players went straight into NBA after high school
Be good at basketball and try out college basketball team
via the draft 96 players enter the nba, but players can come to the nba undrafted. There is no limit on how many players can join in one year.
Martell Webster went to the University of Washington for four years. He played basketball the entire time he was there and then went to the NBA to play basketball also.