Sealing the Draft

A new rule nobody wants to talk about could keep teenagers out of the NBA.

Updated: March 19, 2003, 1:48 PM ET
By Chad Ford
All signs point to a deal between commissioner David Stern and Players Association executive director Billy Hunter to create a 20-year-old age limit for the 2004 draft. Despite denials, a deal could be struck in May when both sides begin talks on extending the collective bargaining agreement.

Chad Ford

Senior Writer, NBA Insider