Deadspin Editor Will Leitch Writes In New York Times That NBA Teams Dumped Games To Improve Draft Position

D-SPIN EDITOR IN NYT CLAIMS NBA TEAMS TANKING GAMES: Deadspin Editor Will Leitch had an op-ed piece in the NEW YORK TIMES Saturday in which he wrote that it “appeared that [the Celtics] tried to lose” down the stretch of the NBA regular season to improve their chances in the league’s draft lottery.

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Leitch also indicated that the Bucks, Grizzlies and Hawks appeared to be involved in dumping games as well. And worst yet was their fans “seemed perfectly O.K. with this.

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Leitch: “(If) you are rooting for your team to lose, I question just how much a fan of that team you really are.