Celtics' Brown uses military enlistment to make point about 1-and-done rule
Maddie Meyer / Getty Images Sport / Getty

You can't legally drink a glass of wine until age 21 in the United States. You can, however, enlist in the military as early as age 18.

Between those two thresholds lies the NBA's so-called one-and-done rule, dictating that in order to be eligible for the draft, a player must turn 19 during his draft year and be at least one year removed from his high school graduation class.

That doesn't quite add up for Boston Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown.

"I think if you can serve in the military at 18, you should be able to play in the NBA," Brown said, according to MassLive's Tom Westerholm. "That would be my argument."

Brown seemed to flourish in his lone collegiate season at Cal, taking graduate-level courses as a freshman and ranking second on the team in scoring.

It appears inevitable, however, that future hoopers will have more choice in the matter. NBA commissioner Adam Silver himself stated at this week's annual board of governors meeting that he believes the league is finally ready to make a change to the one-and-done rule.

Celtics' Brown uses military enlistment to make point about 1-and-done rule
  Got something to say? Leave a comment below!
🎥 Josh Hart's dominance of Summer League continues as he fi...
Hart drops 37 to lift Lakers within 1 win of repeat Summer League title
I thought i had seen it all and then i watched Collin Sexton...
Cavs' Sexton 💪 on D
Collin Sexton's big time 3 to tie the game! #NBASummer on E...
Sexton buries clutch 3 to help send semifinal to OT
Shoutout to Derrick Rose 😂
Antoine Griezmann had a celebratory shout out for D-Rose
Steph, you wild for this one 😂 #ACCGolf
Cringe, Warriors fans: Steph takes a dive off a boat
Ty Lue and LeBron
LeBron catches up with Ty Lue at Summer League
3 + 1 right before half for Alex Caruso! #NBASummer
LeBron shows love to Alex Caruso for 4-point play