Playoffs Are for Winners

The NBA postseason should belong to winning teams, not losing ones, and every effort should be made to eliminate losing teams from being rewarded.

Not for everyone.

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The National Basketball Association is holding its next Board of Governors meeting this week in New York, where it is expected to again address what has become a rite of spring: how to fix the competitive imbalance between the Eastern and Western conferences by revamping the playoffs.

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