Found May 31, 2012 on NESN.com:
Tanking is open to interpretation. As distasteful as it is to watch an NBA team give less than its full commitment to winning games in hopes of getting slightly better lottery odds, it can be challenging to discern which teams are holding back on purpose and which teams are just plain bad. The New Orleans Hornets were just plain bad this season. The same could be said for the Charlotte Bobcats, of course, who were every bit as ugly as their .106 winning percentage suggested. Had the lottery balls bounced Charlotte's way on Wednesday night, it truly could have been...
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