NBA Players Are Scoring More Points Than Ever and The Reason Why is Right in Front of Our Eyes

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  1. Brennan

    Brennan11 דקות לפני

    So youre saying... Steph ruined the NBA?

  2. STAMEY 23

    STAMEY 2320 דקות לפני

    imagine prime Jordan or Kobe in todays league

  3. Aaron M

    Aaron M38 דקות לפני

    That ending had me like NBA SCORES LIKE GAMESTOP TO THE MOOOOOOOOON!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Stephen Henriquez

    Stephen Henriquezשעה לפני

    Analytics has ruined the nba. Guy be on a 3 to 1 fast break and they all run out to the 3 point line because you get 3 points. Smh.

  5. Lord Beerus

    Lord Beerus2 שעות לפני

    05-06 kobe averaging 50 winning MVP, first team all Defense, and Probably a DPOY this season with those numbers. Also he dropping 100 and 70+ in 3 quarters against the mavs

  6. Louis

    Louis2 שעות לפני

    Perfect offense beats perfect defense

  7. Kyle2324

    Kyle23243 שעות לפני

    Aye the ringer nba show love it

  8. NiftyLosesGames

    NiftyLosesGames3 שעות לפני

    16:31 you gotta remember that their shooting percentages would be a little lower, even if they’re encouraged to practice on their shot more

  9. NiftyLosesGames

    NiftyLosesGames3 שעות לפני

    The best and most balanced era of basketball was definitely the 2000s. It had the best defense, just enough offense to be entertaining, textbook basketball, more use of the mid range, very little real superteams (most teams just had star duos), etc. Nowadays players like Melo can’t dominate with their one-dimensional playstyle. Nowadays they can dribble, pass, dunk, AND shoot the ball more efficiently than him.

  10. Nabil Zaman

    Nabil Zaman7 שעות לפני

    I don't understand how the LACK of physicality, or the allowance of it rather is the spark that created most of this. If I cant touch you up, of course you will dribble all over me. Of course you will be swinging the ball around and bigs will be shooting 3's. Also, players get away with so much traveling its become a joke. Talent is talent...prep is prep...but the game is totally different now and its great for the casual fans...but it's pathetic compared to the chess matches from back then.

  11. jsturm5hk8h

    jsturm5hk8h8 שעות לפני

    Reason.....SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT. Aka. SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT. WWE = NFL NBA MLB Nascar PGA NHL WNBA And ALL other Pro Sports. If you can BET on it, it is SCRIPTED.

  12. jsturm5hk8h

    jsturm5hk8h8 שעות לפני

    For example: TB... Tom Brady... Tampa Bay Lightning wins Stanley Cup Tampa Rays go to Worlde Series Tampa Bay Bucs Win Superbowl Tampa hosts Superbowl. 2001.... Tom Brady wins first SB. Patriots win.....PATRIOT ACT. GW Bush flips the coin 2004....Tom Brady 2008.....Tom Brady 2012.....Tom Brady 2016....Tom Brady 2020....Tom Brady See a Pattern? Election Years..... The odds of ALL this happening. Over 1 in a TRILLION.

  13. Mario Yu

    Mario Yu8 שעות לפני

    The obeisant black hooghly pedal because sponge peripherally divide inside a diligent meteorology. ethereal, macho broccoli

  14. Frane Prpic

    Frane Prpic8 שעות לפני

    Did he diss my boy bojan bogdanović

  15. Emeka American

    Emeka American9 שעות לפני

    Also since there are so many 3s being shot that's why triple doubles are so easy to get especially for guards.

  16. Emeka American

    Emeka American9 שעות לפני

    James Harden be traveling more than southwest airlines lol

  17. Emeka American

    Emeka American9 שעות לפני

    No defense

  18. Michael Lee

    Michael Lee11 שעות לפני

    Cuz ‘rona

  19. Siow Yee Yang

    Siow Yee Yang13 שעות לפני

    Will Wilt still average 50 a game?

  20. Nik Vret

    Nik Vret13 שעות לפני

    A nice show brings the people to the stadium, a good defence just destroy the show.

  21. Hyllander 420

    Hyllander 42016 שעות לפני

    What would mike average?

  22. Rylan McHugh

    Rylan McHugh17 שעות לפני

    The refs do call you now tho for shouting AND -1, so it's understandable why defense is lacking..

  23. Nile Gossett

    Nile Gossett18 שעות לפני

    The NBA wanted to be an extention of the European leagues. They succeeded.

  24. Ryan Nichols

    Ryan Nichols20 שעות לפני

    This is really good. But I believe it is impossible to state all of this without mentioning the impact and legacy of Kobe Bryant, who mentored a whole generation of today's elite offensive talent, and pushed the game forward with his unopologetic offensive excellence.

  25. Jonathan Sykes

    Jonathan Sykes22 שעות לפני

    Gilbert Arenas is better than Bradley Beal. By a lot.

  26. jimmysp4des

    jimmysp4des23 שעות לפני

    To bad with each generation we get dumber, our attention spans get shorter. Thats why people hate defense, it takes to much thought, push that instant gratification button generation needs lots of baskets to keep these goldfish looking at the screen. Watch man shoot lot basket, make face smile, hot pocket good. No think .

  27. jimmysp4des

    jimmysp4des23 שעות לפני

    Nba is weak, has been for about 13 years, and the answer to this is simple. You cant play defense, its not that offensive is so great, defense is just hamstringed like a mfer. Stop making excuses, once again, its not amazing offense, just not being able to play defense for the people in the back.

  28. Daniel Z

    Daniel Zיום לפני

    Impressively good video

  29. Negmi

    Negmiיום לפני

    Hey Jxmy can you make a follow up vid about what would MJ look like in todays league?

  30. f wam

    f wamיום לפני

    no d

  31. Nivla Gatdula

    Nivla Gatdulaיום לפני

    Its obvious. Because of the game rule. Todays era is for soft NBA, you can shoot easily. Defender cant do much. For those who gonna object, go watch 80' or 90' game and see for your self the difference

  32. Saitama Kun

    Saitama Kunיום לפני

    Fredette be like: .......

  33. Anon

    Anonיום לפני

    the gain is way too low on this one

  34. xXJackirBlackBloddXx

    xXJackirBlackBloddXxיום לפני

    Only jokic can play like he does u show him at the worst times as he isnt a god

  35. Dingus McDingle

    Dingus McDingleיום לפני

    I'm pretty sure he was just confused by the fact that he wasn't called for travelling. (His brain just couldn't keep up with the rest of what was going on...)

  36. xXJackirBlackBloddXx

    xXJackirBlackBloddXxיום לפני

    "Getting sent to the g league" *shows the mvp leader*

  37. Earl Hill

    Earl Hillיום לפני

    Good video and equally good points but it's easier than that. A) Defenders can't touch players like they use too. Hand check gone. Body gone. Watch the last dance doc of Jordan and see what defenders could do back in the day. Only a had full of guys could iso 1on1 when you could play d like that. Now, Curry can shoot a 3 and jump into a guy 2 feet from him with his hands straight up and it's a foul. Huge advantage for offensive players. B) players get away with traveling, carrying the ball more than ever. Hard to defend as it is with this level of athletes, but if they can pick up their dribble at the ft line and take 4 steps you have no chance. High scoring games are more exciting and interesting. Watching 3 guys go for 30 a night puts butts in the seats. It's designed this way. It was a decision made at the top to create more offensive points to hopefully sell more tickets and get more eyes. You saw the same thing in the NFL with defense changes in the way the defense can play. More points is the result.

  38. majus mango

    majus mangoיום לפני

    Call me biased, but I think the guy who would benefit most from today's playstyle has to be Dirk Nowitzki.

  39. Yo

    Yoיום לפני

    16:19 to me Arenas is better than Beal

  40. Yo

    Yoיום לפני

    I think TP would thrive in this era. Thank you for taking him as an example

  41. Dan Hamar

    Dan Hamarיום לפני

    I miss TRUE defense. That simple.

  42. Rugby Vault

    Rugby Vaultיום לפני

    You know things are out of hand when a flat earth conspiracy theorist is averaging 25+ points a game

  43. Kyle Beats

    Kyle Beatsיום לפני

    This video is awesome

  44. donjohnswaggert

    donjohnswaggertיום לפני

    How dare you come with that argument yes the players are more skilled but understand the thing that you never experienced because you're too young is that if you can put your forearm on a player or you can put your hand on the player out there on the logo, or or out there on the perimeter then add real tenacity and grown man pride and not wanting to let the opposing player score on you. The game would be totally different there would far less number of players scoring the way that you're talking about here I'm disgusted when I watch any part of the game and I see a guy just get to the middle of the paint for a layup without any pressure he never gets touched physically nothing man you have to know that the truth and as a matter of fact why don't you go check out that book by I can't remember the guy's name who actually came up with this idea of putting shackles on the defense they actually talk about this the commissioner and two other gentlemen are the ones who came up with this new scheme of the game for their specified reason is not a conspiracy it's just they change the game and out of their own mouth in that book is mentioned that they knew that the game the NBA game of basketball was changed forever this is why I keep saying the new players yes they appear to be far more skilled because they've been working out and training using Colby's and Jordans and all other elite players movements but in reality. It's not like the average points per game is $145 is not like basketball is even really that enjoyable to watch even though they are still many many fine plays offensively and defensively to be showcased in the NBA I mean it's still basketball don't get me wrong but it's not the same intensity level if anything now and that's where the defense is actually at his weakest that's why guys like LeBron can be in the league you know at this age and still be performing because there's not real defense in there go watch NBA finals from 9th in the 90s go watch playoffs in the 90s and see what was going on and I dare you to watch it in the '80s and go see what was going on these dudes will get in there and get mixed up by real men who like man f*** that you're not about to just come in here and score that's why you had to be a top level elite to get it done. So these guys are very very good no doubt but if you put the lockdown clamp on them and you can get out there on the perimeter and hand check it will have a drastic effect. No disrespect meant here but come on man

  45. donjohnswaggert

    donjohnswaggertיום לפני

    Hold up bro I didn't finish listening to raja Bell but I will yet I have to say that theLeague itself designed the debilitation of the defense in order to create more spectacular games. Point blank number one therefore this is why all the old heads say that newer guys wouldn't be performing the same in the old NBA because they simply wouldn't all you have to do is go back and watch any games from the 1980s and '90s and you'll understand you can just watch 1997 All-Star game and compared to the All-Star games of these days and you will understand perfectly what I mean. Not only that the defense is not that it hasn't caught up it's that the defense has degraded and guys do not play 100% defense 100% of the time that they're on the defensive end also the reason why many players retired in their early thirties was because they could no longer play defense and defense was demanded and expected any player can go and be a jump shot shooter for 30 years in the league I really believe that now but you can't play defense so you'll be a liability! Next if you watch how the three-point shot is defended guys all go for putting the hand in the face instead of actually attempting to block the jump shot if you do not attempt to block the jump shot putting the hand in the face has no meaning because the shooters are so well practiced now that putting a hand in the face does not matter they do not care! And psychologically if you know that the guy will never really try to block your shot he will only give a half-hearted attempt by getting his hand in your face,(and yes I take into account the disparity in the rules for offense and defense) then it is easy to understand how many players shoot and make seemingly incredible shots over the defense. It's not being an old head or a hater to State the reality is being a lover of the game in the purity of the game is that the defense can initiate some contacts with the offense the same way the offense initiates almost all the contact these days if you cannot defend at the perimeter then any old guy any body with any basic training and the right height can go right past his defender into the lane! Young Jimmy I want you to understand that back in the day it was not that guys could not shoot the three pointer and it was not that the three pointer was not important it was that the guys who were the best at shooting the three pointer for the most part not exclusively were the guys who were unable to get into the interior of the defense. those old sayings like White boys can't jump etc while humorous we're referring in a way to this very thing whereas the best players were the guys I could get into the teeth of the defense and create and make it happen getting there and dunk layups etc because it was difficult while remaining on the perimeter and catching and shooting was very simple and easy as it still is today except that you could play defense on the perimeter so you didn't get the same volume of three-point shot attempts you just weren't going to be able to get it the defense could actually lock you up on the perimeter by initiating contact through the hand check or the forearm check! That's what everyone who's a sucker in the game is not expressing is the truth of the matter that once you remove the handle of the defense it lets guys dribble now you can be out there shaking and bacon and a guy does not get touched and now over the course of the last 10 years the ability to play real defense is gone for the most part and the players really don't understand the defense it's like playing call of duty war zone and not understanding rotation it makes a difference if you don't understand rotation and the flow and you don't understand and cannot predict player body movement by the moves and positioning of the body then you can't play defense I watch games and I'll be thinking like man how come he didn't slap that s*** out why is this guy get in this shot so easy because you can't play defense. Point blank That's the real deal that's it

  46. Wuzi Mu

    Wuzi Muיום לפני

    it absolutely was not steph curry. it was nash and dantoni's suns and daryl morey's sloan conference. for the viewer maybe seeing gsw win was a changing point in their mind. but steph curry and the warriors were already a product of the movement. this is a buildup of over 10 years. what makes this moment so special besides morey ball is that generations are transitioning. this is a talent high point, they come around every decade or so where the greats over the past 10 are still playing at a high level and the guys who are going to be great for the next 10 are coming in and building themselves up.

  47. absolute dre

    absolute dreיום לפני

    There is zero effort on defense now. I don't care what you say about it. Reasons for that are kinda understandable seeing that it 8s basically illegal to play defense in sports. I look at highlights now and see someone "challenging" a shot with zero effort. This includes superstar players like Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Dame Lilliard. None of these guys put in effort, but I guess they don't have too 🤷

  48. Never Fail

    Never Failיום לפני

    Nobody thinks the players have just gotten better at scoring? Nobody questions that in other sports. Every time a record is broken, it's evidence of the evolution of the game. Bron is more efficient than MJ, Embiid's more efficient than Hakeem and Shaq.

  49. Tyson Fury

    Tyson Fury2 שעות לפני

    @Never Fail With that being said , most of what you’re seeing in recent years is the results of the analytics revolution. Players today take 34 3’s a game compared to 18 3’s a game in 2010. A lot of those players from 2010 are still in the league. Lebron,Cp3, KD, Deandre Jordan, Al Horford, curry, Blake Griffin, Brook Lopez, etc. Believe it or not, Brook Lopez was taking 0-0.2 3’s a game his first 7 seasons at under 20%. Now he’s taking 4 3’s a game at 34%. What about Al horford?0-0.5 attempts a game his first 8 seasons. Now he takes 5 3’s a game at 35%. Lopez and horford always had skill and could shoot. It’s just that analytics told them to cut down on those long 16-22 foot jumpshots in place of open stand still 3 pointers which are generally more efficient. This has created a domino affect where the average role player today is now likely to a be a knockdown shooter who can space the floor as opposed to a bruising big or defense role player of the 90’s or 2000’s. More spacing =more people standing on the 3 point = more defensive players standing on the 3 = less resistance at the rim = more efficient shots and more freedom of movement for everyone. It’s not really the case that players of today are so advanced than players of the past or that players of the past are so much more physical a Tough than players today. It’s that analytics changed shot selection and style of play which has led to more efficient shots.

  50. Tyson Fury

    Tyson Fury2 שעות לפני

    @Never Fail 20-21 is a BOOM season without crowd intensity and stakes similar to how from 94-97 the 3 point line was shortened so numbers from this season have to be taken with a grain salt.

  51. Diego Velazquez

    Diego Velazquez3 שעות לפני

    @Never Fail Cedric Maxwell, Reggie Miller, Charles Barkley, Kevin Mchale, Magic Johnson, Artis Gilmore, Brent Barry, John Stockton ,mario Ellie , Bobby Jones, Steve Johnson, Dawkins , Dantley, Twardzik, James Donaldson. That’s 15 of the top 30 ts% leaders who retired decades ago....... Shaq is an OUTLIER. His 52% poor free throw shooting actually brings down his true shooting% with volume but his effective field remains the same. No volume scorer playing right now is as bad as him at the free throw line. The horrible free throw shooters like Deandre Jordan get to the line once or twice a game. Lebron is an OUTLIER . He doesn’t age like most players first of all and at 6’9 260, most of his points come from him barreling to the rim getting layups and dunks within 6 feet. He does not rely on jumpshots or even free throws with the same frequency as Kawhi, Jordan, KD, Wade, Harden, curry, etc do. Embid for example, would be greatly diminished with age since he would get to the free throw line a lot less and his 80% free throw shooting greatly enhances his below 50% FG. Melo has had a 50.3, 51.3, 52.5, and a 53.2 TS% in his last 4 seasons. All below his career average on low volume. Those are some of his worst marks of his career unless you’re counting his rookie season ( rookie seasons are usually some of the least efficient seasons in most stats career) and this hit being the third option attracting less defensive attention and double Teams than he did in his prime.

  52. Never Fail

    Never Fail3 שעות לפני

    @Diego Velazquez So JJ Redick, DeAndre Jordan, Dwight Howard, and Amir Johnson are in their prime? KD is 32 and just had an achilles injury. Is he in his prime? How about the guys who played in the last few years, Tyson Chandler and Kyle Korver. That alone is still 7/30 out of multiple decades of basketball players. Do you really think that guys like Steph are gonna fall off in the TS list? He's 5th now. I can say similar things about Harden. Out of over 6 decades of basketball, these players are on top. Also notice the wealth of volume scorers from this era on the list. Once again, do you think players actually got worse at shooting? Sidenote, Melo's TS hasn't dipped by more than 1% of his career avg and he's been playing pretty well. TS doesn't typically fall off that much. For some, like Shaq, it only goes up because volume goes down. Even LeBron's TS is higher than his career average. I'm really trying to understand what your argument is.

  53. Diego Velazquez

    Diego Velazquez11 שעות לפני

    @Never Fail The reason why it seems like there are so many active players on this list to you is because the active players are in their primes have their best seasons. Most players especially wings and guards have their least Efficient seasons on the down hill of their careers when they lose their athleticism. MJ had by far his least efficient seasons in Washington. Wade has has his least efficient seasons at the end of the career. Carmelo Anthony is having one of his least efficient seasons. When these active players get to the downside of their careers depending on how long they play, it’s going to very negatively impact their career true shooting%. I think that’s the major part you’re leaving out. If lebron is still playing at 40 , is he going to be posting a sub 50 True shooting %? How about Kd at 37 or Harden at 38? We don’t know but that’s why comparing the career true shooting of someone playing 18 seasons to someone playing 5 isn’t really a apt comparison.

  54. Alex Arias

    Alex Ariasיום לפני

    You could also say that rookies entering the NBA nowadays grew up with a offensive mentality and practiced these insane moves nba players do today more than a NBA player in 90s who probably grew up learning how to pass, shoot and rebound, basically fundamental basics and mastering them. I feel that no average player back then would be averaging anymore than what they did in their era in the new era due to the lack of experience and training they received. Learning how to shoot the 3 isn’t as simple as it seems, it takes years of shooting and experience to master it

  55. Mark Scar

    Mark Scarיום לפני

    Almost every player right now can definitely score in every corner and can do any kind of shot, especially in the 3 point area where even a rookie player is unbelievable. That is because of the revolutionary style of basketball made by the golden state warriors, when the offense becomes a tool to crush every defense and when a defense becomes a force to weaken the offense.

  56. Ronald_R_Lyon

    Ronald_R_Lyonיום לפני

    These stats conversions and things might have merit if the modern game style is played in there era not them coming to today The modern players diet and rehab athletic conditioning means the old era players would fatigue much faster (MJ smoked cigars)there slower and not as agile and now there taking more shots there percentages would get worse the more games they play the gap widens through a season. Also the depth of talent across the league and number of teams is very important When Boston won all the titles there were only 8 teams and back then i imagine that being a tall white guy got a lot guys a spot in the team when real Ballers like Russell and Wilt show how to play the game the depth can improve as talent is how you get games

  57. Lebrin Jims

    Lebrin Jimsיום לפני

    Hoot your hot

  58. Ronald Smith

    Ronald Smithיום לפני

    Offense >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Defense

  59. addali med

    addali medיום לפני


  60. Dino Carpetner

    Dino Carpetnerיום לפני

    U should respect more the name Bojan Bogdanovic. He Is great shooter

  61. Alpha Omega

    Alpha Omegaיום לפני

    My great great grandmother can score in today's NBA and she's been dead for quite awhile now. 😶

  62. asioe kiou

    asioe kiouיום לפני

    "I'd thrive in the NBA today" Said every NBA player ever.....

  63. 死の森

    死の森יום לפני

    When you shoot a three on a fastbreak or when you shoot from anywhere a foot beyond the three point line, it used to be an automatic benching for you. Nowadays, that's the norm. Not because players are dumb, it's because players shoot that well. Some people say, "Oh he averaged 30 points a game 20 years ago, if I adjust that to today's pace and defense, that should be 50 points a game today". I actually disagree with that. You'll see more of scorers like Harden or Westbrook where they'll average 30 points and 10 assists a game simply because it gives you more opportunities to have open teammates when teams start focusing on you. Except Kobe. No way Kobe would pass up that much and settle for 30 points lol

  64. 砖递鷵橡孂㨩錘墭

    砖递鷵橡孂㨩錘墭יום לפני

    Imagine what players like Michael Jordan Kobe all of those great 2000s and 90s players would average today

  65. Meatbyproducts

    Meatbyproductsיום לפני

    No defense

  66. asioe kiou

    asioe kiouיום לפני

    The NBA was better before steph came along, there I said it 🤷‍♂️

  67. G MB

    G MBיום לפני

    lamar odum WHO WAS ON CRACK 👴🏽

  68. BrendanPanFlautist

    BrendanPanFlautistיום לפני

    Based on this video, the Nets are a lot scarier than what people give them credit for. Defense is lacking, sure, but that fire power is unmatched.

  69. []

    []יום לפני

    Prime MJ averages 45 ppg in today's league. While being all NBA defense.

  70. T K

    T Kיום לפני

    And yet, teams who try to copy the Warriors keep getting their asses BEAT come playoff time. The Warriors are the exception that proves the rule. They win by shooting threes *because* they're the Warriors. When you get to the playoffs, you NEED the midrange. You NEED a big man. That's why Miami was able to absolutely *stomp* the Bucks last year. They shut off the paint and ran 3-point shooters off their spot, and the Bucks couldn't adjust. It's why the Rockets keep getting beat as well. They lost in 2018 *precisely* because they didn't stop shooting 3s. Remember when they missed 27 in a row? This "only shoot 3s" and "take the most efficient shot" game is doomed to fail every single time in the playoffs because the other team *knows* its coming. They can gameplan for you. They can wall off the paint and they can run you off the 3. Where does that put you each time? In the midrange. When LeBron wins his 5th ring this year, or KD his 3rd, it will be because of this. Just watch.

  71. myles putty

    myles putty2 ימים לפני

    Defense didn't get worse refs changed the way the game is played. Nowadays if u even LOOK at a player the wrong way they shootin free-throws. That makes playing tight D impossible. The league wants it that way bc it means more scoring and ISO ball plays 4 superstars cuz thats what fans want. Fans and views pay the bills basketball is a BUSINESS

  72. Arjhan Tamboli

    Arjhan Tamboli2 ימים לפני

    i miss old basketball yet i never even got to witness it. i just hate how theres 15 stars in the league, all doing the same thing which is shooting, and all teams scoring 135 a night. take me back to the jordan days pls hahaha

  73. Eric Hollaway

    Eric Hollaway2 ימים לפני

    So AI would’ve dropped 60?

  74. Sean Fisher

    Sean Fisher2 ימים לפני

    Imagine Gilbert A Or Muhammed Abdul Rauf In The League Rn

  75. djekna

    djekna2 ימים לפני

    What hasn’t been taked about is the amount of travelling and double-dribble violations that are allowed in today’s game. It’s a lot easier nowadays to create space when referee isn’t calling steps and carry-balls. This gives the offense a chance for an easier shot by disadvantaging the defense. Fouling is, of course, also another big disadvantage for today’s defense.

  76. 1124

    11242 ימים לפני

    Raja is actually also saying that being unable to be physical on defense is a reason why NBA is scoring more. "If the rules are what they are, you're not gonna be able to really get up and touch a guy. We used to be able to...I'm not complaining about it but it gave you an opportunity to kinda be physical with a guy at times. That's stripped away too. So offense is going to be almost impossible to guard if it's going to be just the best players on the ball in space." - what Raja said. So he is literally stressing the reason you had just dismissed. Soft defense. And I echo what you said: Raja is right.

  77. Ali M

    Ali M2 ימים לפני

    This guys the best basketball lawyer of all time.... every argument he comes up with I end up agreeing with

  78. Michael Manning

    Michael Manning2 ימים לפני

    I think Rodman was right Jordan would average 45 to 50 in today's League

  79. Jesse Clifton

    Jesse Clifton2 ימים לפני

    Oh & I also disagree with the last statement you make, yes older players would score more but the rest of the older players would not be nearly as effective because they lack the skill of the modern era.

  80. Jesse Clifton

    Jesse Clifton2 ימים לפני

    I can’t lie, I think Lebron James changed the league more than Curry. He’s the reason big men became position less

  81. Coincollector82

    Coincollector822 ימים לפני

    The NBA was better before steph came along, there I said it 🤷‍♂️

  82. Richard Shuang Feng Guo

    Richard Shuang Feng Guo2 ימים לפני

    Imagine prime Nash play today's NBA

  83. Driver Jay

    Driver Jay2 ימים לפני

    Quality analysis, can't get this anymore in mainstream media, to busy pushing narritives and talent promoting.

  84. Adamowsky

    Adamowsky2 ימים לפני

    Defense in NBA? Nah thanks lemme just shoot 3s every possesion cuz it's so fun to watch

  85. Crimson Bot

    Crimson Bot2 ימים לפני

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  87. Jacob Manak

    Jacob Manak2 ימים לפני

    I think defense just got worse

  88. Eldar Arnautović

    Eldar Arnautović2 ימים לפני

    The biggest problem are referees. In every game you see at least 4-5 stupid fouls that doesn't make sense.

  89. Crimson Bot

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  90. sleze

    sleze2 ימים לפני

    Did not watch the video. Was it the lack of hand checks?

  91. Tyler Berger

    Tyler Berger2 ימים לפני

    Cool video, but if one watches NBA games in the regular season, especially right now, the defense is terrible, it’s embarrassing. I think a lot has to do with effort. Remember the last couple minutes of the all star game ? That was defense, and guys were guarding each other, and they were dong it well.

  92. Hans

    Hans2 ימים לפני

    Maybe the rim is just too wide, time to make it narrower??

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  94. 4747da

    4747da2 ימים לפני

    you're contradicting yourself. if players today are more complete, advanced etc, you can't take a player from the past andextrapolate for today. you don't provide proof for your claims. my argument is that officiating changes and the three game are the main changes. if the rules weren't changed, trae young wouldn't be getting nine times to the line a game. the threes os obviously a major factor too.

  95. R Garcia

    R Garcia2 ימים לפני

    I never would've realized... I can't watch the NBA anymore. Not only is it boring to watch, the virtue signaling is killing the NBA

  96. Bryan Griffin

    Bryan Griffin2 ימים לפני

    I genuinely think everyone in this comment section is missing the point of this video, this video isn’t even saying today’s nba is soft and trash compared to the past, the league has changed so much and everyone in the nba is WAYYYY more offensively skilled than players in the past.

  97. Diego Velazquez

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    That would benefit offensive stars of the past. Stretch bigs spacing the floor as opposed to playing with two centers clogging the paint.

  98. suffering old man

    suffering old man2 ימים לפני

    That dude really just said that Gilbert Arenas is not in the same category with Bradley Beal lmaooooo

  99. Erik W

    Erik W2 ימים לפני

    Players are way more skilled point blank. That physical defense excuse is getting old from the old players. The game and players evolve it is what it is.

  100. Aquarius Leviathan prophecy

    Aquarius Leviathan prophecy2 ימים לפני

    All y'all Comments R wrong sure today's Game is awful to watch. you can't let players play the same Style. they did 10 or 25 Yrs ago The nba has Evolve back then they played in a Systematically System. if you wasn't name MJ or a Shot up Shooter I didn't want u Jacking up 3s but in today's game??? they have no System so it's easy foe no name guys to have a 50 career high in points ??????? In a single game

  101. JohnBC6464

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    I haven't finished the video so I don't know if he said this but. I think the real reason players are scoring more points is because the game has softened and defense isn't all up in your face, pushing and shoving

  102. timothy1949

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    LOL what is so crazy of Arenas averaging 30 in today's game? I would be surprised if Arenas ONLY averages 30 in today's game. i commented in a youtube video years ago on how bored and meaningless it is to see yet another "star" or no name is scoring 40 50 points in a game or dropping 8 9 10 threes in a game and pissed off some children who started watching nba in 2015. back then it was a big deal to drop 9 threes in a game or score 40+ in a contest.

  103. Nathan Reeve

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    Imagine Baron Davis playing today, I could only imagine, he would be averaging 30 points a game!

  105. Donald Jacobs

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  106. Bonsu The Tiger

    Bonsu The Tiger2 ימים לפני

    Basketball can be simplified as just whoever scores the most points wins simple, it should not know any boundaries

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  108. Kiosk the Fun Loving Pelican

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    if anybody finds this comment what is the outro song