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Talent Rules in Both the NBA and the World Economy

Talent Rules in Both the NBA and the World Economy

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Talent rules, but...

For a long time, the 1980s and ’90s have been considered the NBA’s “golden years,” first with the Lakers-Celtics rivalry and then with Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.

  • Whatever its flaws, the NBA is one of the more functional institutions in American society.
  • Tale...

MVPs come from outside the U.S.

In general, today’s NBA talent is better coached, assessed & receives better medical care, making it easier to recover from injuries.

  • The 3 top MVP candidates all come from outside the U.S. — Jokic is from Serbia, Embiid from Cameroon, and Antetokounmpo is from Greece and originally Ni...

Global talent is more accessible than ever

The NBA shows that it is possible, over time, to do a much better job of both finding and mobilizing talent.

  • most parts of the world are not as well-run as the NBA, so the process will be slower than it ought to be. But it is underway.
  • imagine business and science (and maybe po...

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