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Old 05-17-2011, 10:05 PM   #19 (permalink)
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The only real winners that supported losing are the Cavs and Jazz. It's not just Toronto that supports tanking, but from my experience you guys do more so then the other teams that have little chance of getting into the playoffs.

Let's see how it goes. I'm not going to argue with people who justify support of blatantly losing. I understand that it "might" increase the percentage of obtaining a higher pick but it's still a gamble. Look, a team with less than a 3% chance got the 1st pick.

Lastly, in this weak draft the difference between 5th and 12th is not that significant.
I disagree. Especially after working guys out. If you end up with someone you believe is destined to ride the bench at #12 because that is all that is left, you'd want the #5.

Now who are you who just came to tell us to cheer the team more? Jerryd Bayless? Julian Wright? Come clean. Who? WHO?
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