Barack Obama Suggests NBA Create Junior League, Critiques Current NCAA Structure

Breitbart | 2/27/2018 | Staff
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With controversy swirling around the NCAA as a result of an ongoing FBI corruption probe, former President Barack Obama offered a possible solution to the structural problems associated with college basketball.

While addressing a recent sports-policy conference at MIT, Obama suggested that the NBA could alleviate much of the burden on the NCAA by creating a farm system for professional basketball.

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Obama said, “It’s just not a sustainable way of doing business. Then when everybody acts shocked that some kid from extraordinarily poor circumstances who’s got 5, 10, 15 million dollars waiting for him is going to be circled by everybody in a context in which people are making billions of dollars, it’s not good.”

According to Bleacher Report, “Obama did note the creation of a new junior league for the NBA ‘won’t solve all the problems’ but will...
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