Biggest Needs for Likely NBA Lottery Teams

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Biggest Needs for Likely NBA Lottery Teams
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It's only fitting that the NBA's tanking season coincides so closely with March Madness. After all, the NCAA tournament gives those lottery-bound teams another chance to track and scout the top options in the NBA draft, whose rights they're trying so hard to lose.

To be sure, any team that feels there's incentive enough to pursue mediocrity as a rebuilding strategy likely has more issues to solve than any one player can on his own, even if the kid looks like the league's next superstar.

Though there doesn't seem to be even one among the 2013 crop.

That being said, most teams of any quality could and would be able to pick out one particular weakness to mend if their front office were pushed to do so. Of course, you don't have to be a well-traveled general manager, a top-notch scout or a longtime basketball insider to figure it out.

Heck, if I can do it—as I attempt to in the depth-chart-decorated slides to come—then surely anyone can...right?

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