The NBA Draft lottery is a bad gimmick that’s run its course

The NBA Draft lottery is a bad gimmick that’s run its course

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Almost every time I see it — which, granted, isn’t very often, but every so often is often enough — the NBA doesn’t look good. It’s hard for me to recognize.

And yet it is thriving, so they say.

TV ratings are up, while the NFL’s and NHL’s are down. For the fourth consecutive year, attendance...