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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More Study

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...

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Sports Relief Efforts

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Sports World Relief Efforts

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