6 Teams That Are Tanking the 2012 NBA Offseason

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6 Teams That Are Tanking the 2012 NBA Offseason
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The NBA offseason is a chance for every team to improve, but while some teams are trying to get better immediately, others have their sights set further down the road.

Tanking, in this sense, is reserved for the teams that are planning for the future at the possible expense of their success next season.

More times than not, a team tanking the offseason isn’t having a bad summer—they’re simply putting the longevity of the organization ahead of short-term fixes.

Every team is trying to improve, but there are a handful of squads putting immediate success on the back burner as they prepare for the 2012-13 season.

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