Did you suspect a fix:
When Cleveland won the lottery in LBJ's draft year?
When Toronto won the lottery in Bargnani's draft year?
(Or in BC's first year...)
When the Lakers and Celtics made it to the finals?
COMPLETE RUMOUR NO TRUTH WARNING:
I heard a story that Jordan was busted for betting on his own games, and his mid career "retirement" to go play baseball was actually a suspension.