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Is the NBA Draft Lottery Fixable?

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With wins in the low 20’s, the Portland Trail Blazers are headed for another date with Draft Lottery destiny, watching ping pong balls determine their fate...or at least their chance to improve same. This balances the on-court product, which has been hard to watch over the past month.

The Blazers aren’t alone in this predicament. Each year several NBA teams develop a case of injury-itis and “forgot how to play”-ism as the race for prime lottery position intensifies. One site reader has noticed. He wants to know if anything can be done about it. That’s the subject of today’s Blazer’s Edge Mailbag.