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“To half the world, I’m a prop” – NBA Star Thinks Betting is Changing How People Consume Sports

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The world of NBA is not just about the thrill of the game anymore. It has evolved into a complex ecosystem of team owners, share holders, fans and big betting companies who run the business. One NBA star reveals how this change is impacting the players and make him feel like a ‘Prop’ on a big stage.

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The Rise of Sports Betting in NBA and beyond

Sports betting has seen a significant rise in recent years. With the advent of online platforms, fans can place bets from the comfort of their homes, making sports betting more accessible than ever. Even top stars like Lebron James, rapper Drake and many more are now partnering with these companies.

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This has led to an increase in the number of fans who consume sports not just for the love of the game, but also for the potential financial gains.

Gambling has changed the way fans watch sports. Instead of focusing solely on the outcome of the game, fans who bet on sports pay attention to specific details that could influence their bets. This shift in focus has led to a more analytical approach to sports consumption. And gone are the days of hard core fans who lived and died for their home teams weather it was the NBA or the NFL.

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Global roots of betting brings in new fans, more revenue

Gambling has also increased fan engagement. Other then the regular Fans and flock of new fans from around the world now watch NBA games and the objective is not always straight forward. These are people who have placed bets on a game are likely to follow it more closely, leading to higher viewership numbers and more intense fan engagement. This increased engagement benefits sports leagues and broadcasters, leading to higher advertising revenues.

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Abhishek Singh
Abhishek Singhhttps://thesportsroom.org
Abhishek is a veteran journalist who covers the sport of MMA, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Arm-wrestling, Boxing and Pop Culture. His passion for Combat Sports began when he first saw the highlights of boxing legends like Manny Pacquiao, Arturo Gatti, Miguel Cotto etc.
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