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...in 2004. This brought the total to 30, on par with MLB's 30 and the NFL's 32. However, the league was expanded during prosperous financial times and one of the overlooked consequences was the dilution of the talent pool. Nowadays the NBA is in a far less flourishing environment and contraction is seen as a way to stop the economic bleeding. Even though dissolving a couple franchises is seen as a tool by owners to keep money in their pockets, it may also help the product put forth on the court.
There used to be a time in the NBA where every team, no matter how bad, had a... (more)
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