NBA scouts not allowed in HS gyms

Updated: July 1, 2011, 3:25 PM ET
By Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting
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1. No NBA guys in high school gyms

Before the last collective bargaining agreement, high school gyms and AAU tournaments were a popular gathering place for NBA scouts. Events like Las Vegas and the Nike Camp were must see gatherings for scouting members from the Association. That ended with the Class of 2005, the last group of high school kids allowed to skip college for the NBA. Since then, there's been no presence of NBA scouts in the stands. Once the lockout went into effect, I wondered if we'd see scouts in the stands this summer.

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