Losing would be best.
I can't help but feel losing would be best for the Pacers so they can get a higher draft pick. They don't have any money to go after a big name Free Agent and nor do they players that would have a high trade value.
Being in a position to draft a Wall, Henry, Johnson, Davis etc. would be the best.
After this season, do you think the Pacers would trade expiring salaries and their top 10 pick for Devin Harris?
Or as a Pacer fan would you rather have a 5-15 pick and pickup a Xavier Henry or someone along those lines. Because chances are the Pacers wont be bad enough to be in the running for Wall.
I am thinking the Nets will get the overall pick with their own pick and have to move Harris to make room for Wall. Seems like the Pacers are in need for a point guard and Harris is a top 5 point guard in the league. The Nets might as well truly rebuild with the chances that no major FA will join them (and I hope they dont just spend money because they have it).
What do you think? You like Harris? If I was a GM Id give him up for your top 10 pick :) Especially if we have Wall
honestly guys, as a kings fan i'll tell ya; don't waste your season wishing for losses in hopes of thenumber one. you'll get screwed and end up with the fourth. i'm completely glad now that we ended up fourth as i'm pretty sure tyreke evans will be the better player than blake griffin. just sayin, enjoy the season while it's here,otherwise it'll e a LONG year for you.
I really like Harris, personal if the opportunity arose i hope the don't even hesitate to pull the trigger on that trade. Harris is my favorite PG.
like boofacheerios said, no true fan should ever root for losses. If you get the number 1 pick or whatever, then great. But hoping for that is just wrong. The season is too long and every win is a tiny joy into itself.
I hate it when my team loses, but there is nothing wrong with rooting for good draft position, especially when your team just doesn't have the talent or gets killed by injuries. Key word is draft position, not losses. The thing is that just because you have the most losses doesn't mean you are going to get the first pick. As long as it gives you hope for the future, that's always nice. For some teams, they probably luck out not picking earlier because their GMs are idiots. The Spurs have been getting guys in the late first and in the second round that are better than a lot of guys teams are drafting in the lottery. Now the best thing that can happen is when your team has another team's first rounder and you hope the other team loses every game. That can be fun. Much like what Utah fans are hoping for right now.
I also think that about the OKC Thunder because they are in need of a defensive minded Center that can play back-to-the-basket basketball, really just a great rebounder and shot blocker. But OKC is not a popular city and many big named players wouldn't want to play there, and a player like Cole Alrdich will be gone after about the first 10 picks. They could really use Amare Stoudimire, Jermain O'Neal, Tyson Chandler, Joel Przybilla, Brendan Haywood, or David Lee, but I doubt anyone of them would consider OKC.