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The NBA has a problem in that there are few top tier talented players and so teams are incentivized to tank. And then you have a random lottery with odds.
Why not have a "losers" bracket? The games can air earlier in the day or evening before playoff games. And there is a LOT to play for as fans and players know how much getting a top draft pick can mean for their team.
The worst 4 teams in the east play the worst 4 teams in the west in a mini tournament playing to win seeds #1 to #8. Teams with the worse record get home court advantage. It could be like the #1 worst team hosts the #4 worst team for a 3 game series all on the worst team's court (or a 3 -2 split if 5 games). Or it could be a round robin style where you have 14 total games where each team plays every other team home and away.
This way the lowly team that really tanks and reeks so bad gets punished for letting things get so bad because they can't beat any of the other losers.
They could rotate this between cities if they do a round-robin like in Vegas and fans of their team could vacation there, LOVE the fact they can attend a game for their team that actually finally means something and then afterwards go watch playoff games in a sports bar.
Genius I say! Genius!