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Inside the NBA's mission to abolish tanking

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by FLASH21, Sep 12, 2017.

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  1. FLASH21

    FLASH21 Relax. We Got THIS.
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    https://sports.yahoo.com/inside-nbas-mission-abolish-tanking-143417404.html

    I don't see how this will change much... besides making draft night more interesting.. you can still tank to be one of those "top" 3 teams.
     
  2. basketballholic

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    I think that particular plan makes tanking worse. Fighting for the three top slots.

    The wheel idea was better. Or simply barring teams from getting their own top 3 pick if their own pick has been in the top 3 twice in the last 6-10 years.
     
  3. BigMaloe

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    Silly. More incentive to tank because the top 4 teams have almost equal opportunity for the top spot.

    Institute a tax. Similar to the luxury tax, where after so many years(let's say 2) of being a bottom 5 record, you start getting taxed. Also institute a repeater tax and an injury exemption of some sort.

    That promotes crap teams into being competitive imo
     
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    Think that if you made the last 5 teams wear pink for an entire season, that would do it.
     
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    Tanking is the wrong issue. The integrity of the game, when super teams are still a thing, are already compromised plenty.
     
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    They should relegate teams to the G league for sucking. Soccer style.
     
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    This would totally work if G-League teams weren't NBA affiliates. It doesn't make sense that if the Vipers move into the NBA even though they are affiliated with the Rockets.
     
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    Parsons/Conley/man tits.

    Y'all tried to make a super team tho
     
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