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Jumping from High School to D-League

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With a lot less notice than it deserves, Latavious Williams will make history tonight.

Williams -- a 6-foot-8 small forward rated among the top high school players in the country -- will become the first player to jump from high school to the NBA's D-League.

Why is this such a big deal? Let's back up one second:

A year ago, Brandon Jennings made his own history when he became the first prep player to spend the traditional "one-and-done" year not in college, but in Europe. So far, it's worked out nicely.

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