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Lottery Draft Reform Ideas Being Discussed

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NBA draft lottery reform is coming.

The league’s owners voted down the latest proposal, one which would have tilted the odds toward the better non-playoff teams at the expense of the worst teams. But that was an issue with the unintended consequences of that specific plan.

The appetite to curb – or at least give the appearance of curbing – tanking remains.

One proposal: The Wheel.

Under the original Wheel, designed by Celtics general manager Mike Zarren, teams would rotate through each draft slot over a 30-year period in an order determined to create relative balance.

via Dan Feldman of Pro Basketball Talk

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