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In an appearance Monday at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference of the Digital Transformation of Sports, Joseph Tsai laid out a brave new world of fan experience where the NBA and the Nets could find hidden value. That world could include sports betting from your seat on “particular” in-game scenarios; the issuance of “fan tokens,” a crypto currency; purchase of NFTs and even the use of facial recognition technology to identify fans and their interests as they enter the arena.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Zion Williamson tied for best odds at 2021-22 Most Improved Player

Despite a shortened season due to injury, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s third season pushed him into stardom. His fourth, could propel him even further. Across several betting outlets online, Gilgeous-Alexander is an early favorite to win the NBA’s 2021-22 Most Improved Player award. VegasInsider.com and Action Network both have the Thunder guard tied for the best odds to win at +700 with New Orleans’ Zion Williamson. SportsBettingDime has Gilgeous-Alexander with the second best odds at +700 behind just Michael Porter Jr.