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Adam Silver wants to fight tanking with his proposed NBA draft lottery reform

Silver’s plan, if passed as legislation, would lessen bad teams’ odds at top picks. In an effort to de-incentivize tanking, NBA commissioner Adam Silver is aggressively pursuing draft lottery reform that could be instituted before the beginning of the 2017-18 season, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Silver, according to Woj, is a proponent of lowering the odds of the NBA’s worst teams to land the top picks in the draft.
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