NBA Is a League Defined by Its Young Stars As Much As by Free Agency

June 29th, 2010 by Evan Smith Leave a reply »
After the summer of 2010 the NBA will be forever changed. 

I’m not necessarily talking about where LeBron, Wade, Johnson, Bosh, or Amare will end up. 

I’m talking about a league that is becoming heavily influenced by the players rather than the organizations themselves. 

This summer a few lucky teams will become instant powerhouses for years to come because of the these high profile free agents but what about the rest of the league?

I’m talking to you Memphis, New Orleans, Minnesota, Atlanta, Sacramento, and Indiana. 

These teams might not have a great tradition of winning but will they ever even get a chance?

What happened to teams building through the draft? 

Several of these super star free agents are going to pair up in a select few cities to bring a championship and it is up to the players to decide which city deserves the chance.  

What about guys like Chris Paul?

He is a super star but I bet when he gets the chance he is going to jump right out of New Orleans unless he can convince some other All-Star caliber players to ...

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