NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, speaking of tanking in a meeting with Phoenix Suns employees, unveiled the NBA's plans to counter the issue, which could make problem to NBA system. Silver explained: "We have already made it clear to the teams that this year we will pay particular attention to what happens.
The draft on paper is a good system. But I realize that when there is a generational player coming, as we have this year, the teams move. The franchises are getting smarter and more creative, but as they move we move accordingly.
We are always looking for a better system."
Adam Silver: "We are thinking of a relegation system, which is impractical"
Silver also spoke of a possible relegation system as in European soccer. Silver said you can't fit this kind of mechanism into how the NBA is built: "It would destabilize the franchises and destroy our business model.
And even if we put the two best G League teams in the league, they wouldn't be equipped to do it. to compete." Easier to think of a 32-team expansion? Silver replied: "Before we can evaluate the expansion, we need to know where we are from the point of view of the media, which is our most important source of revenue.
We also have to be careful not to dilute the talent, because we risk weakening the product. : no one remembers a season with so much competition, but the goal is always to have 30 teams playing for the title, not 20 or so."