Players who made the most successful jumps from high school to the NBA

LeBron James is one of 45 players drafted into the NBA directly out of high school. Brett Hansbauer/USA TODAY Sports

Between 1995 and 2005, these nine future NBA All-Stars (including two future Hall of Famers) decided to skip college and head directly to the league.

Kevin Garnett

Kobe Bryant

Jermaine O'Neal

Tracy McGrady

Tyson Chandler

Amar'e Stoudemire

LeBron James

Dwight Howard

Andrew Bynum