A crop gets harvested every year.
From the high schools, for the threshing machine of D-1 basketball.
OK, we already knew that.
But now we have a different kind of cash crop: it is versatile, it can save an NBA franchise from being scuttled, reinvigorate a league, and cause 5,000 tickets to be sold over a July weekend off mere speculation it might appear in a Summer League game in Orlando; it can almost single-handedly cause a 26.7 percent increase in national viewership of the ...
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