2012 NBA Draft: Stink for Picks?

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2012 NBA Draft: Stink for Picks?
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As the 2012 NBA season approaches its end, some teams are still competing for a playoff seed while others are still battling for pride. And it's no secret that some teams are purposely dropping games in hopes of acquiring higher draft positions. This not-so-uncommon phenomenon (some call strategy) raises the sport ethical question of is it right to play for the loss?  

While every team wants a high pick in next year's talented draft pool, the stink for picks strategy can work out fine for some teams and have adverse effect on others. 

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