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The unknown future of one-and-done

Originally Published: June 27, 2012
By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com

Editor's note: This is Part II of ESPN.com's two-day series on the NBA's minimum age requirement. To read how we got to this point in the one-and-done era, click here.

A meeting at a burger joint in Wichita, Kan., nearly changed the future for one of the NBA's most familiar prep-to-pro tragedies.

That evening in 1998, then-Wichita East high school coach Ron Allen begged his former star forward, Korleone Young, to reconsider his choice to turn pro.

Young, a 6-foot-7 forward, ...

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