Golden State Warriors player Steph Curry, however, takes second place in talent demand, according to Parrot Analytics
The Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics are locked in a tense NBA Finals streak, and longtime fans (and even those with a passive interest in the championship) may wonder how that affects some players’ popularity. Parrot Analytics’ Talent Demand tool, which tracks the demand for all talent globally and regionally, including talent from the sports and non-traditional entertainment industries, found that among the NBA’s top 10 talent from Last 30 days, half were NBA players and coaches. Finals – but not the No. 1 player, LeBron James.
It’s no surprise James is the most in-demand NBA star of the past 30 days, even though the Lakers aren’t in the Championship Finals. James is a superstar inside and outside the league – similar to Michael Jordan or Shaquille O’Neal (who is also in the top 10). Between the stories of James wanting to start an NBA league in Las Vegas, his continued appearances in movies, and his commentary on the sport that made him an icon, it’s no surprise that James is still one of the most popular players. more in demand even without being in contention for the championship at this time.
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