Ideas 2012 July/August 2012

End the Dunk Tank

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To discourage obvious tanking by NBA teams trying to get higher picks in the draft lottery—we’ll name no names, but one team whose name rhymes with Olden Crate Scoriers came to mind this season—penalize coaches $10,000 for every loss their squad incurs in the final 10 games of the season.

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Christopher Orr is an Atlantic senior editor.
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Christopher Orr is a senior editor and the principal film critic at The Atlantic. He has written on movies for The New Republic, LA Weekly, Salon, and The New York Sun, and has worked as an editor for numerous publications.

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