The Steph Effect: How NBA star is inspiring — and complicating — high school basketball

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Washington Post—The Warriors’ two-time MVP is the model for a generation of young guards who view deep three-pointers as an essential part of the sport.

The NBA is working on a plan that would allow the best high school basketball players to skip college. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images The NBA has been working for a while on a way to allow players to not only skip college, but to work with young players and help prepare them for life in the pros.  This is an issue that has taken on new importance with a major college basketball scandal breaking out, and a new plan could be presented within months.  The league was at one point considering setting up European-style development academies, but that idea has been scrapped.  Expanding the...