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Old 03-30-2018, 12:35 AM
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Old 03-30-2018, 02:41 PM
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If you pose the question, you'd might want to state your opinion along with the link.
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Old 03-30-2018, 05:25 PM
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My opinion is yet completely unformed, but there is good and bad to this. Getting the one-and-dones out of college basketball is probably a good thing, and while it won't end corruption in college basketball, it may reduce it.
Some players don't want to be in college or don't have the aptitude for it. They should have other options.
On the other hand, a G League player not under a direct NBA two-way contract makes (last time I checked) between around $25,000 and $35,000 a year. A D-I college scholarship is worth between $25,000 and $50,000 a year, plus hookers, strippers and any other money (cars or houses) slipped under the table by boosters, agents and the like.
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Old 03-31-2018, 10:17 AM
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They should have other options.
When you're 18, you have nothing but options.

When you self-narrow them to, basically, one, well....I'm sorry, I don't have to create more for you.
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This has received some national buzz.

Also, shall we reflect on the police blotter that's beginning to form around college basketball? That whole scene is helping make this possible.

But will it spread? I mean, you want these D-League teams and their parents to be judicious, you don't want to be throwing 8 digits at players to get developed here, but something more livable is possibly an investment that CAN be recouped (those players who don't make it, sell on to Europe). Of course, I can't discount the possibility that people might actually gain increased desire to buy tickets to G-League games...
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Old 04-08-2018, 01:24 AM
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Of course, I can't discount the possibility that people might actually gain increased desire to buy tickets to G-League games...
To see high school players play? Against actual grown men?
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