Dispatches from the Tank: March Madness renews excitement for tanking NBA teams

By Mitch Kunzler

For the Deseret News

Published: Friday, March 21 2014 4:43 p.m. MDT

The worst 10 teams in the NBA.

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With the end of the NBA season only weeks away, time is running short for teams in the league, even those at the bottom of the standings.

March Madness has begun, and NBA prospects from all over the country are competing against each other in the NCAA tournament. As these players showcase their ability and their talent, many of the worst NBA teams are getting a good look at players they may select on draft day.

But before they can draft an elite player, they have to be in a position to do so. Here is a look at the bottom ten teams in the NBA and how their tanking efforts are coming along.

With that being said, here are the top teams that are either intentionally or unintentionally tanking, and how they are going about it.

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