GraveYard to the Internet

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GraveYard to the Internet

A histroric perspective on the NBA

With mega dollars being spent in sports, this economic powerhouse has emerged from the shadows of obscurity to a worldwide sports phenomenon driven by marketing, money, and the media. Reviewing this rise of sports was fueled by entrepreneurship, race, emotional interaction, and eventual intermingling of technology, particularly, the the Internet.

Now, we are witnessing the astronomical success of sports, with owners making billions of dollars on a yearly schedule, players signing multi-million dollars contracts that ensure generational wealth for years to come, and the upward mobility of economic prosperity for the foreseeable future. There are critical signposts in the development of sports as a economic mainstream of the American economy.

Introduction of black players from the Eastern League changed true game. Combined with the insertion of the 24 second clock, black players speeding up the game, jumping and dunking the ball, picking up with pressure all over the court added excitement and entertainment to the
game.  The Eastern League became the fore runner for the transformation to the expansion into the Internet as a worldwide economic force

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