Carmelo Anthony Decoded: The Economics of the Trade

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INCREASED INTEREST CAN MEAN BIGGER BUDGETS :  City recreation programs tend to have their budgets squeezed during hard economic times but as Smith explains, a relevant pro sports team creates civic pride and that has a significant trickle-down effect. “New York is a basketball city and having a good Knicks team impacts youth and high school basketball,” he says. “Kids get better by watching pros play and more people are interested in seeing what’s going on. It can have an impact in ways we don’t even know.”

INCREASED INTEREST CAN MEAN BIGGER BUDGETS : City recreation programs tend to have…