More so than in any other league, game takes on a vital role in the NBA. It isn’t just about making shots or playing defense. It’s about staying fly for the cameras, crowds, and fans. In the week leading off to tipoff for the 2015-16 NBA season, this will be the only preview you need. At Champs Sports, we know game. We can see it in the sneakers. The uniforms. The sounds. The faces. The fans. We see it everywhere. Get schooled on what’s going to happen next.
It is hard to predict what the NBA is going to look like in a five years. I can imagine it’s a league where guys like Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, and Stephen Curry are in the midst of their primes. But as you would expect there will be some new names in the near future that will join the list of marketable faces in the league.
Here at The Drop, we decided to look into the future and predict the next tier of players that will be household names. Talent. Personality. Style. These names could come from any level–from top high school players like Josh Jackson and Harry Giles all the way to on-the-rise NBA players like Andrew Wiggins, D’Angelo Russell, and Emmanuel Mudiay.
They can’t simply be good at basketball. It’s about their lifestyle surrounding the game and personal brand. Kobe, LeBron, KD, Steph…all of them earn fame through their ability to score and handle that rock, but they don’t go next level until they prove they’re more than just athletes. They are trendsetters, the ultimate tastemakers. Kids look up to them for how they play, yes, but also how they dress, how they present themselves.
The players highlighted here obviously have the talent but they have some factors that will definitely set them apart from everyone else in the game. A lot can happen in a five-year period and it is going to be really interesting in the next couple years to see how these young dudes develop.
Get ready for the future…5 Years From Now These Basketball Players Will Be Household Names.
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