NBA Shockingly Votes Against Anti-Tanking Measures
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Today's vote on a proposal to re-weight the NBA draft lottery to discourage tanking was expected to pass with near-universal support. Instead, it fell hard, receiving only 17 of the 23 necessary votes for adoption. The 76ers' Tankapalooza is back on!Rea…Upvote Share Tweet
NBA owners vote down changes to lottery systemnba.com 7 hours agoOne of the biggest issues on the agenda when the NBA's owners arrived in New York for the board of governors meetings was thwarting the tanking strategy employed most brazenly by the Philadelphia 76ers.Upvote Share Tweet
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