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How The “Original” Kevin Durant Failed In The NBA

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Jonathan Bender was the 5th pick of the 1999 NBA draft, straight out of high school. He was considered one of the best high school prospects in NBA history, but sadly … his career did not pan out. What happened?

How The "Original" Kevin Durant Failed In The NBA

Bender played eight seasons for the Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks. He averaged 5.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 262 regular-season games.

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