NBA: A Realignment Plan That Easily Restores Competitive Balance
When Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut was asked what he thought about the Los Angeles Lakers getting Dwight Howard and Steve Nash in the offseason he said “the rich get richer.”
That’s how it is in the NBA nowadays. The large market teams are snatching up all the superstars while the small market teams get to develop young talent before they shuffle off to play in New York, Chicago, or Los Angeles.
Am I whining? A little bit. I liked it better when lots of teams had at least one superstar and the league was wide open. Times have changed though. The CBA favors franchises with big pockets and today’s superstar doesn’t want to be a big fish in a small pond. They want to be a big fish in a big pond with several other big fishes around to improve their chances of winning of title.
If you still think I’m whining consider all the talk about the ...read full article