Today’s guest columnist is Spencer Dinwiddie, CEO and co-founder of Calaxy and a guard on the NBA’s .
Since the early 1980s, a small group of just over 100 people in sports media have acted as selectors for the National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player Award, analyzing game after game and collating player statistics into a points system. Beginning in 2010, the NBA granted fans a single ballot vote using digital methods. Some interesting results have emerged from this, with fans often .
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With that in mind, one wonders why fans have yet to be included in more meaningful ways, given the indispensability of in the modern age. Emerging technologies, such as blockchain or , implicitly engender more enhanced inclusionary practices that can bring fans