Malone awaits next high schooler in Hall

Updated: October 5, 2001, 6:36 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Moses Malone is the first high school player to go directly to the NBA and then be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

He might not be the last, not with the likes of Kobe Bryant, Darius Miles, Tracy McGrady and Kwame Brown going directly from high school to the NBA. But all of these players are light years away from accomplishing what Malone did in becoming one of the 50 greatest NBA players of all time.

But they do have an advantage over Malone. They've ...

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