The sports media culture of today is not taking enough blame here. Let’s be real, it can be kind of fun to dream about where different players could move. Imagining these scenarios is part of the fun for basketball fans… but by 2022, it’s gone too far. We often forget the product that is actually on the floor. More specifically, we forget that championship teams don’t just happen immediately.
These days, collegiate sports is a multi-million dollar business and it is no secret that the athletes have long been exploited commodities.
September 25, 2022
In the NHL, the teams are allowed to eat up to half of the salary of a player whom they are trading. Why doesn’t the NBA do this?
It’s already a league that has to lean heavily on revenue sharing because there’s a big divide between the Haves and the Have Nots. Let’s not create two more Have Nots just yet.