Originally Posted by iamgine
I think you miss the point. The same amount of talent spread over more teams will surely make the league more watered down. If we have 20 Lebrons spread over 10 teams, that would surely be less watered down than 20 Lebrons spread over 30 teams. That's strictly in terms of quality though.
Competitiveness doesn't have anything to do with this. If everyone sucks equally, the league would still be as competitive as ever.
So how can you determine the NBA in the 90s was picking from the same talent as the 80s?