NBA Bench Warmers: 10 Trades That Would Benefit League Quality of Play

November 4th, 2010 by Bhemis Parks Leave a reply »
Being a fan of the NBA for more than a decade now, I’ve had the pleasure of watching its continued growth from a talent stand point. The pool of talent has never been greater and teams have never been deeper.

The average or uneducated fan of the NBA’s history would probably disagree with my beliefs. However, there is no denying that today’s generation of players are more skilled and arguably more physically gifted.

Especially from a age stand point. In the 80’s players began dominating around the age of 24 and upwards. Today’s athlete are developing at a far faster rate and dominating in as much as four and five years younger than the 80’s.

Due to this early influx of developed talent, coupled with already established veteran stars, the NBA has been bombarded with an enormous talent pool. But there is one draw-back. The talent isn’t equally dispersed throughout the league.

Teams are allowed to stock pile at whatever position they like via trades, free-agency or the NBA draft.

I’ve always wondered why the NBA didn’t control the draft and allowed teams to draft on positio ...

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