A good chunk into the NBA season, the league’s worst began to solidify. Luckily for these groups, their file may very well be related to a 7-foot-4 French phenom.
Whereas most groups are battling for one of the best playoff positioning obtainable, others will quickly be battling for one of the best odds within the 2023 Draft. Here is the present reverse standings, plus a Tankathon spin to see the place the prospects would possibly land :
1. Houston Rockets, 2-12
After ending with the league’s worst file for consecutive seasons, the Rockets wish to preserve these three straight, aside from this time after they hope to land the No. 1 decide.
Houston has gamers, however no design but. They’re the youngest group within the NBA and are nonetheless working via the problems, however there is a very sensible likelihood they will end with a last-three file.
2. Detroit Pistons, 3-12
The Pistons in all probability did not get the beginning they wished. They’ve had some turnover and additions to the roster, however have extra expertise than their data present.
For my cash, I might guess they see a successful streak because the season progresses, however for now, they’re right here.
3. Los Angeles Lakers, 3-10
The saddest entry on this listing, Los Angeles has quite a lot of star energy, however one of many NBA’s worst contractions. They at the moment maintain the third worst file, with no possible way ahead.
Most notably, the Pelicans will find yourself with their 2023 first-round decide through a commerce decide commerce from Anthony Davis.
4. Charlotte Hornets, 4-11
5. Orlando Magic, 4-10
T6. Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder, 6-8
T6.San Antonio Spurs, 6-8
T6.Brooklyn Nets, 6-8
T6.Minnesota Timberwolves, 6-8
T6.Chicago Bulls, 6-8
T6.Golden State Warriors, 6-8
12. New York Knicks, 6-7
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T13. Sacramento Kings, 6-6
T13.Indiana Pacers, 6-6
Mock Spin Tankathon:
1. Houston Rockets: Victor Wembanyama
2. Sacramento Kings: Scoot Henderson
3. Chicago Bulls: Amen Thompson
4. Charlotte Hornets: Daria Whitehead
5. Detroit Pistons: Nick Smith Jr.
6. New Orleans Pelicans: Keyonte George
7. Orlando Magic: Cam Whitmore
8. San Antonio Spurs: Jarace Walker
9. Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder: Ausar Thompson
10. Brooklyn Nets: GG Jackson
11. Utah Jazz: Derek Vigorous
12. Golden State Warriors: Dillon Mitchell
13. New York Knicks: Cason Wallace
14. Miami Warmth: Anthony Black
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